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Table 4 Putative anhdyrobiotic and stress response genes constitutively expressed by unstressed Panagrolaimus superbus.

From: A molecular analysis of desiccation tolerance mechanisms in the anhydrobiotic nematode Panagrolaimus superbus using expressed sequenced tags

Description Number of Clusters Number of ESTs
Signal Transduction   
Mitogen-activated protein kinases 3 4
Serine/threonine protein kinases 12 15
Casein kinases 10 15
Protein tyrosine kinases 6 7
Other protein kinases 4 4
Transcription factors/activators 6 9
  41 54
Antioxidant Activity   
Manganese superoxide dismutase (sod-2) 1 2
Glutathione peroxidase 3 8
Peroxiredoxin 2 4
Glutathione S-transferase 7 11
Glutaredoxin 2 2
Thioredoxin 1 1
Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 4
Aldo/keto reductase 2 2
NADP Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 1
  21 35
Late Embryogenesis Abundant Proteins (LEA) 13 34
Heat Shock Proteins (HSP)   
HSP90 family 3 10
HSP70 family 6 13
HSP60 family 1 1
HSP40/DNaJ family 9 14
Small heat shock protein/α-crystallin family 4 6
HSP90 co-chaperone Cdc37 1 1
HSP70 co-chaperone BAG1 1 2
Tetratricopeptide repeat containing protein 1 1
  26 48
Other Chaperone/Chaperonin Proteins   
Mitochondrial chaperone BCS1 family member 1 1
Mitochondrial prohibitin complex protein 2 1 1
Protein disulfide isomerase 3 9
Cyclophylin family member 5 7
Derlin-2 1 1
DJ-1 family protein 1 2
Prefoldin subunit 2 3
Cytosolic T-complex protein 1 2 3
Putative α-tubulin folding cofactor B 1 1
  17 28
The Ubiquitin System   
Ubiquitin family protein 8 16
Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E1 2 2
Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2 5 6
E3 Ubiquitin ligase 5 9
Ubiquitin elongating factor E4 1 1
Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase 2 2
Ubiquitin fusion degradation protein UFD1 1 1
  25 38
The Proteasome   
Proteasome subunit alpha family 4 6
Proteasome subunit beta family 4 6
Proteasome regulatory subunit family 15 24
  23 36
Autophagy   
Autophagy-related protein 2-like (atg2) 1 1
LC3, GABARAP AND GATE-16 family member (lgg-1) 1 1
  2 2
DNA Damage Response Proteins 12 12
Others   
Aquaporin related family member 2 2
Ezrin/Radixin/Moesin family member (erm-1) 2 2
Thaumatin family member (thn-3) 1 1
AN1-like Zinc finger family protein 1 1
RIC1 Putative stress responsive protein 1 1
Mitochondrial Lon protease 1 1
  8 8
Total 187 294
  1. The proposed functions of the proteins encoded by these genes are based on GO, KEGG and BLAST description data. This dataset is presented in full in Additional file 2