Table 3

Clustering coefficient of different Gene Ontology pathways in A. thaliana

GO pathways

Clustering coefficient*

Number of connected genes

Number of genes


Auxin metabolic process

0.643

7

31

Response to heat

0.455

44

93

Hydrogen transport

0.335

20

54

Gravitropism

0.250

8

24

Alcohol biosynthetic process

0.233

5

18

Response to salt stress

0.204

87

148

Systemic acquired resistance

0.201

12

21

Immune response

0.190

55

112

Cell morphogenesis

0.153

72

156

Response to other organism

0.105

92

147

Response to bacterium

0.099

34

87

Response to light stimulus

0.088

138

246


*The clustering coefficient for the random subnetworks is 0.005, as computed from 10 subsets of 100 genes each.

Carrera et al. Genome Biology 2009 10:R96   doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-9-r96

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