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Table 4 Annotations search results for a representative sample of potentially important functions.

From: Annotated Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) from pre-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in a searchable data resource

Search term Contigs Singlets Contigs and singlets GO definitions (top category GO:0008150 : biological process)
immune response 94 64 153  
immune response GO:0006955 91 60 147 GO:0007582 : physiological process
GO:0050874 : organismal physiological process
GO:0002376 : immune system process
GO:0006955 : immune response
GO:0051869 : physiological response to stimulus
GO:0006955 : immune response
immune cell activation GO:0045321 0 1 1 GO:0007582 : physiological process
GO:0050874 : organismal physiological process
GO:0001775 : cell activation
GO:0045321 : leukocyte activation
GO:0002376 : immune system process
GO:0045321 : leukocyte activation (Exact synonym: immune cell activation)
response to stress 28 28 56  
response to stress GO:0006950 14 13 27 GO:0050896 : response to stimulus
GO:0006950 : response to stress
inflammatory response 29 24 53  
inflammatory response GO:0006954 26 21 47 GO:0007582 : physiological process
GO:0050874 : organismal physiological process
GO:0006954 : inflammatory response
response to virus 7 8 15  
response to virus GO:0009615 7 5 12 GO:0050896 : response to stimulus
GO:0009607 : response to biotic stimulus
GO:0051707 : response to other organism
GO:0009615 : response to virus
wounding 2 3 5  
response to wounding GO:0009611 2 3 5 GO:0050896 : response to stimulus
GO:0009605 : response to external stimulus
GO:0009611 : response to wounding
development 139 192 331  
development GO:0007275 73 120 193 GO:0007275 : development
growth 74 128 202  
growth GO:0040007 1 0 1 GO:0040007 : growth
cell growth 32 41 73  
cell growth GO:0016049 6 1 7 GO:0040007 : growth
GO:0016049 : cell growth
regulation of growth 26 41 67  
regulation of growth GO:0040008 0 2 2 GO:0040007 : growth
GO:0040008 : regulation of growth
GO:0050789 : regulation of biological process
GO:0040008 : regulation of growth
differentiation 71 90 161  
regulation of differentiation 35 48 83  
cell differentiation GO:0030154 41 52 93 GO:0009987 : cellular process
GO:0030154 : cell differentiation
GO:0007275 : development
GO:0030154 : cell differentiation
regulation of cell differentiation GO:0045595 0 2 2 GO:0009987 : cellular process
GO:0030154 : cell differentiation
GO:0045595 : regulation of cell differentiation
proliferation 86 87 173  
regulation of proliferation 61 65 126  
cell proliferation GO:0008283 37 37 74 GO:0009987 : cellular process
GO:0050875 : cellular physiological process
GO:0008283 : cell proliferation
GO:0007582 : physiological process
GO:0050875 : cellular physiological process
GO:0008283 : cell proliferation
regulation of cell proliferation GO:0042127 5 4 9 GO:0007582 : physiological process
GO:0050875 : cellular physiological process
GO:0008283 : cell proliferation
GO:0042127 : regulation of cell proliferation
sex 14 7 21  
sex determination GO:0007530 2 1 3 GO:0007275 : development
GO:0007530 : sex determination
  1. Searches were done for most of the queries on a wider term and on an exact GO term in the subset [GO: biological process]. Although wider search terms are bound to produce some mismatches, they can be more useful in identifying all important matches.