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Table 2 Functional categories of the seed specific genes

From: Computational and experimental analysis identifies Arabidopsis genes specifically expressed during early seed development

Functional category Whole genome (%) Subtracted genes (%) (p-value)1
Amino acid metabolism 0.1 0.01.00
Carbohydrate metabolism 2.4 10.20.01*
Cell division cycle 2.3 0.00.63
Defense 0.9 0.01.00
Development 6.0 8.20.54
Lipid metabolism 0.9 0.01.00
Metabolism 6.4 0.00.07
Nucleic acid metabolism 3.1 0.00.41
Nutrient reservoir 0.2 20.40.00*
Photosynthesis 0.3 0.01.00
Protein processing 9.4 10.20.81
Regulation of gene expression 7.4 4.10.58
Respiration and energy 4.0 4.11.00
Response to abiotic stress 3.1 12.2 0.00*
Secondary metabolism 0.7 2.00.28
Transport and subcellular trafficking 8.7 0.00.02*
Transcription and splicing 6.1 0.00.07
Translation 2.7 0.00.64
Unknown 38.4 28.60.17
  1. 1. p-value for the same or a stronger association of Fisher's exact test compared with total genome
  2. *. p-value < 0.05.