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Table 2 Top 10 fold changes of the 155 DE genes between meat birds, crossed and layer birds

From: Transcriptional analysis of liver from chickens with fast (meat bird), moderate (F1 layer x meat bird cross) and low (layer bird) growth potential

Gene name Gene description RefSeqID Mean CPM (±SEM) Directiona Fold Changeb
Meat bird (n = 6) Cross (n = 6) Layer (n = 6) M&L M&C L&C
Top 10 genes (all genes)
NA Uncharacterised NA 1602.9 ± 83.3 491.3 ± 163.2 7.1 ± 0.9 227.1 3.3 69.6
BPIL3 Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein-like 3 419,290 1.1 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.1 0 ± 0 144.9 4.4 32.8
NA Uncharacterised NA 0 ± 0 0.3 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.3 121.6 20.1 6.1
LOC107055086 Sperm-associated antigen 4 protein like 107,055,086 0 ± 0 0.3 ± 0.1 1.4 ± 0.4 99.3 19.8 5
NA Uncharacterised NA 2 ± 0.5 0.4 ± 0.1 0 ± 0 57.4 4.6 12.5
NA Uncharacterised NA 12.8 ± 4.1 1.7 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.1 56.4 7.5 7.5
LOC107057467 Sperm-associated antigen 4 protein like 107,057,467 0.1 ± 0 0.7 ± 0.2 3 ± 0.5 49 11.4 4.3
LOC771456 Histamine N-methyltransferase-like 771,456 7.6 ± 1.3 1.1 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 45.3 7.1 6.4
NA Uncharacterised NA 0 ± 0 0.5 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.4 44.5 11.1 4
NA Uncharacterised NA 0.2 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.5 9.7 ± 2.2 40.4 7 5.8
Top 10 characterised genes
BPIL3 Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein-like 3 419,290 1.1 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.1 0 ± 0 144.9 4.4 32.8
LOC107055086 Sperm-associated antigen 4 protein-like 107,055,086 0 ± 0 0.3 ± 0.1 1.4 ± 0.4 99.3 19.8 5
LOC107057467 Sperm-associated antigen 4 protein-like 107,057,467 0.1 ± 0 0.7 ± 0.2 3 ± 0.5 49 11.4 4.3
LOC771456 Histamine N-methyltransferase-like 771,456 7.6 ± 1.3 1.1 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 45.3 7.1 6.4
CDKN2B Cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor 2B 395,076 363.8 ± 55.8 115.7 ± 17.6 12.9 ± 3.6 28.2 3.1 9
LOC100857809 Platelet glycoprotein VI-like 100,857,809 0.3 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.6 7.6 ± 1.4 27.5 10.3 2.7
LUZP2 Leucine protein zipper 2 423,001 0.9 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1 0 ± 0 26.7 3.5 7.5
LOC107049070 Butyrophilin subfamily 3 member A2-like 107,049,070 7.8 ± 0.9 2.3 ± 0.5 0.5 ± 0.1 15.4 3.4 4.6
UCHL1 Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 770,302 77 ± 5.9 16.9 ± 3.9 5.1 ± 0.8 15.2 4.6 3.3
PTGDS Prostaglandin D2 synthase 374,110 7.3 ± 1 21.8 ± 4.3 104.2 ± 26 14.3 3 4.8
  1. aDirection of regulation: ↑ Meat bird upregulated (meat bird > cross > layer); ↓ Meat bird downregulated (meat bird < cross < layer)
  2. bFold change comparisons: M&L = Meat bird and Layer; M&C = Meat bird and Cross; L&C = Layer and Cross