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Table 1 Number of genes significantly differential expressed within functional categories

From: The transcriptome response of the ruminal methanogen Methanobrevibacter ruminantium strain M1 to the inhibitor lauric acid

Category Gene count Treatment vs. control Control vs. blank Treatment vs. blank
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Amino acid metabolism 94 2b 3 0 4 1 2
Cell cycle 29 1 0 0 0 0 0
Cell envelope 189 28a 0b 2 4 2 3
Cellular processes 14 3 1 1 0 2a 0
Central carbon metabolism 61 2 1 0 1 2 0
Energy metabolism 141 9 9a 6 3 6 0
Lipid metabolism 21 0 0 1 0 0 3a
Mobile elements 87 37a 0 0 37a 0 0
Nitrogen metabolism 14 0 1 1 0 1 0
Nucleic acid metabolism 60 2 1 0 0 0 0
Protein fate 51 0b 2 1 0 1 0
Protein synthesis 169 7 1 0b 9 0b 0
Purines and pyrimidines 47 2 0 0 0 0 0
Regulation 68 0b 5a 5a 0 2 0
Secondary metabolites 12 4 0 0 0 0 0
Transcription 26 1 0 0 0 0 0
Transporters 97 11 1 7a 3 7a 1
Unknown function 183 10 8 4 2b 3 0
Vitamins and cofactors 142 8 3 2 4 5 1
Totalc 1505 127 36 30 67 32 10
  1. aSignificant functional enrichment in a Fisher exact test (p < 0.05)
  2. bSignificant functional underrepresentation in a Fisher exact test (p < 0.05)
  3. cNon-conserved hypothetical genes and RNAs are omitted in the classification [11]. Treatment: with DMSO-dissolved C12, control: with DMSO alone, blank: without C12 and DMSO