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Table 2 Differential expression of transcripts involved in major secondary metabolite biosynthetic pathways

From: Transcriptome analysis reveals in vitro cultured Withania somnifera leaf and root tissues as a promising source for targeted withanolide biosynthesis

Pathway Pathway ID in KEGG DB No. of transcripts assigned to pathway Differentially expressed transcripts (more than 2 fold difference) No. of unique transcripts
Adventitious roots Leaves
Phenylpropanoid biosynthesis map00940 505 185 104 0
Phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan biosynthesis map00400 209 49 15 0
Monoterpenoid biosynthesis map00902 174 50 23 0
Terpenoid backbone biosynthesis map00900 155 28 22 0
Pantothenate and CoA biosynthesis map00770 141 52 16 0
Flavone and flavonol biosynthesis map00944 129 57 22 0
Carotenoid biosynthesis map00906 127 47 16 0
Zeatin biosynthesis map00908 127 43 26 0
Flavonoid biosynthesis map00944 121 49 15 0
Ubiquinone and other terpenoid-quinone biosynthesis map00130 103 35 13 1
Isoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis map00950 101 34 11 0
Tropane, piperidine and pyridine alkaloid biosynthesis map00960 100 35 12 0
Steroid hormone biosynthesis map00140 90 33 16 0
Various types of N-glycan biosynthesis map00513 73 10 6 0
Steroid biosynthesis map00100 70 11 17 0
N-Glycan biosynthesis map00513 61 10 5 0
Folate biosynthesis map00790 59 11 7 0
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis map00909 45 15 4 0
Glucosinolate biosynthesis map00966 43 18 11 0
Diterpenoid biosynthesis map00904 38 8 14 0
Lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis map00540 31 8 4 0
Phosphonate and phosphinate metabolism map00440 28 4 6 0
Other types of O-glycan biosynthesis map00514 11 0 1 0
Isoflavonoid biosynthesis map00943 7 5 2 0
Anthocyanin biosynthesis map00942 6 4 1 0