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Table 1 Percentage of unigenes within expression clusters in each functional category.

From: Microarray analysis identifies candidate genes for key roles in coral development

Category Category Description Prawn-chip (567) Planula (110) Planpol (157) Polyp (77) Adult (43) House-keeping (205)
A Functions that many kinds of cells use       
AI Transportation and binding proteins for ions and other small molecules 1.4 0.0 4.3 6.4 4.7 3.4
AII RNA processing, polymerising, splicing, and binding proteins and enzymes 7.0 1.8 2.5 1.3 4.7 0.5
AIII Cell replication; histones, cyclins and allied kinases DNA polymerases, topoisomerases, DNA modification 9.8 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
AIV Cytoskeleton and membrane proteins 3.9 4.5 6.2 3.8 4.7 6.8
AV Protein synthesis cofactors, tRNA synthetase, ribosomal proteins 2.5 7.2 3.1 0.0 2.3 29.1
AVI Intermediary synthesis and catabolism enzymes 8.3 13.5 27.2 17.9 11.6 16.0
AVII Stress response, detoxification and cell defence proteins (GFPs in here) 0.4 2.7 1.2 1.3 0.0 1.9
AVIII Protein degradation and processing, proteases, apoptosis related 4.0 3.6 2.5 2.6 0.0 1.5
AIX Transportation and binding proteins for proteins and other macromolecules 3.3 1.8 0.6 5.1 0.0 1.5
B Cell-cell communication       
BI Signalling receptors, including cytokine and hormone receptors and signalling ligands 1.9 3.6 4.9 2.6 2.3 0.5
BII Intracellular signal transduction pathway molecules including kinases and signal intermediates 10.5 0.9 5.6 1.3 9.3 0.5
BIII Extracellular matrix proteins and cell adhesion 0.9 14.4 6.8 7.7 4.7 3.4
C Transcription factors and other gene regulatory proteins       
CI Sequence-specific DNA binding proteins 3.3 0.0 0.6 1.3 4.7 1.0
CII Non-DNA-binding proteins with positive or negative regulatory roles 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
CIII Chromatin proteins other than AIII with regulatory function 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.0 4.7 0.0
D Not enough information to classify 40.8 45.9 33.3 48.7 46.5 34.0
  1. The number of unigenes in each cluster is in brackets.