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Table 3 Summary of gene families involved either in pheromone biosynthesis or reception for presence of positive selection and expression bias between antennae in the two sexes and between pheromone gland and antennae in females

From: Differential gene expression in the evolution of sex pheromone communication in New Zealand’s endemic leafroller moths of the genera Ctenopseustis and Planotortrix

   Selection Expression  
Gene Famyly PAML Sex - Antennae Female Gland/Antennae
Pheromone pathway PBAN  
PBANr   > 2
FAS   > 2
ACC   > 2
ACOX   > 2
Desaturase   > 2, > 8
FAR   ± > 2, > 8
ACAT   > 2
ACBP   ± > 2
FATP  
FAAH   > 2
FAT   ± > 2
ELOVL   ± > 2
Pheromone reception OBP + ± > 2  
CSP  
SNMP  
OR* + ± > 2  
IR  
CXE +  
  1. + gene families containing genes under positive selection
  2. ># indicate log fold change
  3. ± gene families containing genes with bias expression in both tissues
  4. *Analysis from [46]