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Table 3 Summary of select putative bacterial and termite contig functions

From: Metatranscriptome analysis reveals bacterial symbiont contributions to lower termite physiology and potential immune functions

Functional annotations of contigs
Category   Bacterial Termite
Biosynthesis
  Amino Acid a 143 11
   Alanine 2 0
   Arginine 15 0
   Asparagine 3 1
   Cysteine 3 0
   Glutamine 2 1
   Glycine 2 1
   Histidine 28 0
   Isoleucine 7 0
   Leucine 6 0
   Lysine 16 0
   Methionine 18 3
   Phenylalanine 2 0
   Proline 9 1
   Pyrrolysine 1 0
   Serine 5 1
   Threonine 5 0
   Tryptophan 6 0
   Tyrosine 3 0
   Valine 5 0
   Other 22 3
  Vitamin 29 0
   Thiamine 27 0
   B6 2 0
  Fatty Acid 33 12
  Lipid 5 2
  Cellular Structure 50 8
   Phospholipid 16 8
   Peptidoglycan 34 0
Metabolism
  Carbohydrate 276 88
   Glycosyl Hydrolases 204 34
   Glycosyl Transferase 67 39
   Polysaccharide Lyase 3 7
   Carbohydrate Esterase 2 8
  Chitin 2 33
  Nitrogen 32 7
   Amidohydrolase 14 3
   Nitrogenase 6 0
   Nitroreductase 9 0
   Urease 9 0
   Other 8 4
  Protein a 207 a 228
   Aminopeptidases 15 9
   Aspartic-type Peptidases 6 9
   Carboxypeptidases 18 30
   Cysteine-type Peptidases 12 24
   Dipeptidase 11 12
   Metallopeptidases 43 61
   Serine-type Peptidases 76 81
   Threonine-type Peptidases 1 12
   Other Peptidases 31 19
Transport
  ABC Transporters 355 2
   Amino Acid 27 0
   Urea 4 0
   Carbohydrate 42 0
   Metal Ion 26 0
   C4-dicarboxylate 5 0
   Multidrug 13 0
   Excinuclease 6 0
   Other 232 2
  Other MFS Transporters 37 11
  Other Transporters 163 191
Stress regulation
  Antioxidant/Detoxification Enzymes 69 71
  Aldo/Keto Reductase 7 1
  Alkyl Hydroperoxide Reductase 8 0
  Catalase 1 1
  Cytochrome Oxidase P450s 0 31
  Desulfoferrodoxin 4 0
  Ferredoxin 27 0
  Glutaredoxin 0 3
  Glutathione Peroxidase 1 2
  Glutathione S-Transferase 5 6
  Peroxidase 0 6
  Peroxidasin 0 3
  Superoxide Dismutase 0 3
  Thioredoxin 7 14
  Other 9 1
  Chaperonin 15 16
  Other 3 4
  1. Bacterial and termite contig putative functions based on reciprocal best hits and GO molecular function. aSome candidates possess multi-functional annotations
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