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Fig. 3 | BMC Genomics

Fig. 3

From: Comparative transcriptomics suggest unique molecular adaptations within tardigrade lineages

Fig. 3

Comparative investigation of gene expression in tardigrades. Comparative data on the 10 most highly expressed protein coding genes within tardigrade transcriptomes and cumulative expression of the stress related gene categories under study (for the complete list of genes refer to Additional file 1). The predicted protein coding genes were obtained from the transcriptomes of three tardigrade species (Echiniscoides cf. sigismundi, Richtersius cf. coronifer and Ramazzottius cf. varieornatus). Values are depicted as TPM. Gradient purple columns: dark = 1st transcript, light = 10th transcript. Rv1,2,3,5,6,7,9 = hypothetical proteins; Rv4 = SAHS1 (Secretory Abundant Heat Soluble 1); Rv10 = SAHS2 (Secretory Abundant Heat Soluble 2); Rv8 = cuticular protein. Rc1,Rc6 = hypothetical proteins; Rc2,5 = uncharacterized proteins; Rc3 = PE-1(Peritrophin-1); Rc4 = rhogef domain containing protein; Rc7 = NOTCH1-like (Neurogenic locus notch-like protein 1); Rc8 = SAHS1 (Secretory Abundant Heat Soluble 1); Rc9 = COI (Cytochrome Oxidase subunit I); Rc10 = periostin. Es1,6,7,8,=hypothetical proteins; Es2,3,9 = uncharacterized proteins; Es4 = CSRP3 (cysteine and glycine rich protein 3 precursor); Es5 = proactivator polypeptide-like; Es10 = HSP20 (Heat Shock Protein 20)

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