Table 3

Expression trends of manually annotated and categorized proteins

Organ

Class

Proteins considered

t-Test of slope between day 1 and day 5

Slope


T

Adaptor

2

0.002

-0.43

T

Aldo-keto reductase superfamily

3

0.041

-0.22

T

Antioxidant

15

0.017

-0.20

T

ATP synthase

10

1.4E-04

0.21

H

Carbohydrate metabolism

15

0.003

0.20

T

Cuticle

7

0.036

0.19

T

Electron transport chain

14

1.1E-05

0.22

H

Energy storage

4

0.004

1.20

T

Energy storage

5

0.028

0.56

T

Kinases or phosphatases

2

0.044

0.24

H

Pentose phosphate pathway

4

0.001

0.06

H

Peptidase

15

0.045

0.14

H

Proteasome

9

1.4E-04

-0.23

T

Proteasome

18

8.6E-10

-0.32

T

Protein folding

34

0.001

-0.17

T

Ras superfamily

10

0.009

-0.27

T

Ribonucleoprotein

4

0.024

-0.43

H

Ribosome

20

2.1E-09

-0.40

T

Ribosome

38

4.7E-17

-0.34

T

Tricarboxylic acid cycle

21

0.033

0.10

T

Translation

14

0.015

-0.25

T

Ubiquitination

3

0.021

-0.35

H

Uncategorized

21

0.029

0.18


Proteins were categorized manually by function and evaluated as a group to assess whether their expression trends were age-regulated by performing paired t-tests to compare values from day 1 and day 5. Significant (p < 0.05) groups in either the solid tissue (T) or hemolymph (H) are shown.

Chan and Foster Genome Biology 2008 9:R156   doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-10-r156

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