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Fig. 5 | BMC Genomics

Fig. 5

From: Transcriptomic analysis between Normal and high-intake feeding geese provides insight into adipose deposition and susceptibility to fatty liver in migratory birds

Fig. 5

Orthologous relationship of 1519 mammal obesity genes. a Orthologous relationship of obesity genes between goose and chicken or goose and human. b Proportion of DEGs in each relationship category. Numbers marked on the bar show the total number of gene families in that category. Most of these genes shared a 1:1 orthologous relationship to human (74.66%) and more genes were 1:1 orthologous to chicken genes (80.53%). Some gene families showed either contraction (7.16 and 5.34% to human and chicken, respectively) or expansion (1.96 and 8.08% to human and chicken, respectively). Differentially expressed genes identified in liver also showed strong enrichment among these obesity genes (Chi-square p-value = 4.42*10− 4). Most DEGs shared a 1:1 orthologous relationship with human (or chicken) and accounted for 18% of all goose-human 1:1 obesity genes (or 18.49% of goose-chicken 1:1 obesity genes)

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