Table 4

Comparisons of Drosophila X-box candidate genes with the Drosophila cilia and basal body genes

Total no. of genes

X-box gene candidates


Total

Conserved X-box

Restricted consensus


In D. melanogaster

14,500

4,726

In D. pseudoobscura

10,000

3,848

No. of homologous genes in both species

9,815

1,462

412

83

No. of DCBB genes in D. melanogaster

815

129 (15.8%*)

47

19

Stolc et al. [15]

88

28 (31.9%)

14

6

Ostrowski et al. [10]

126

28 (22.2%)

13

9

Pazour et al. [11]

192

41 (21.3%)

18

12

Avidor-Reiss et al. [13]

188

38 (20.3%)

14

8

Li et al. [14]

260

50 (19.2%)

25

12

Blacque et al. [37]

50

9 (18.0%)

6

5

Broadhead et al. [12]

69

15 (22.1%)

5

3

Efimenko et al. [36]

117

20 (16.7%)

8

6

Keller et al. [45]

51

9 (17.7%)

3

1

Andersen et al. [44]

56

8 (14.3%)

2

2

Percent X-box genes in the DCBB dataset

8.82%

11.41%

22.89%


* Percent of the 815 different DCBB genes. Percent of total genes for each study present in the X-box list. See Additional data file 2 for the DCBB dataset.

Laurençon et al. Genome Biology 2007 8:R195   doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-9-r195

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