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Table 2 Intestine-enriched genes in both species were tested for overlap with genes differentially expressed upon pathogen exposure

From: Comparative transcriptomics of the nematode gut identifies global shifts in feeding mode and pathogen susceptibility

Nematode Pathogen/response Common genes Enrichment P-value
C. elegans B. thuringiensis/ down 29 5.4 <10−12
C. elegans B. thuringiensis/ up 209 1.1 n.s.
C. elegans S. aureus/ down 18 7.5 <10−10
C. elegans S. aureus/ up 43 7.0 <10−23
C. elegans S. marcescens/ down 114 0.7 <10−6
C. elegans S. marcescens/ up 198 3.9 <10−64
C. elegans X. nematophila/ down 403 1.5 <10−6
C. elegans X. nematophila/ up 54 2.2 <10−6
P. pacificus B. thuringiensis/ down 5 5.5 0.02
P. pacificus B. thuringiensis/ up 6 2.6 n.s.
P. pacificus S. aureus/ down 3 1.4 n.s.
P. pacificus S. aureus/ up 8 3.0 0.03
P. pacificus S. marcescens/ down 19 1.3 n.s.
P. pacificus S. marcescens/ up 4 1.4 n.s.
P. pacificus X. nematophila/ down 81 1.3 n.s.
P. pacificus X. nematophila/ up 6 0.5 n.s.