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Table 7 Common differentially expressed transcripts from 454 and Illumina sequencing analyses

From: Comparative RNA seq analysis of the New Zealand glowworm Arachnocampa luminosa reveals bioluminescence-related genes

Rank (Illumina) Transcript number (Illumina) Rank (454) Contig number (454) Protein size (kDa) Putative identity from BLASTX search hits Speculative function
1 64201-seq1 7 12325 58.6 acyl-CoA synthetase/luciferin 4-monooxygenase bioluminescence catalysis
2 62762 3,4 10195, 13441 59.0 acyl-CoA synthetase/luciferin 4-monooxygenase bioluminescence catalysis
3 60014 8 2377 45.0 aminoacylase processing of bioluminescent substrate
4 51138 1 16656 20.1 phosphatidylethanolamine-binding protein ATP binding
5 64201-seq2 2 12303 58.2 acyl-CoA synthetase/luciferin 4-monooxygenase bioluminescence catalysis
6 56768 5 12283 25.0 glutathione S-transferase directly or indirectly involving glutathione in bioluminescence