Table 8

Proportional changea in amino acid usage in RNA datasets compared to DNA datasets

Amino acid

OMZ

BATS 216

HOTS 186


GCb

50 m

85 m

110 m

200 m

20 m

50 m

100 m

25 m

75 m

110 m

500 m

Soil


Ala

0.83

31.5

30.2

21.8

20.1

35.5

27.6

28.0

45.4

44.2

26.2

26.8

5.5

Gly

0.83

26.8

24.7

17.8

16.4

18.7

16.1

16.7

19.0

23.4

14.4

-10.2

0.0

Pro

0.83

11.0

11.7

3.3

7.4

13.1

6.6

8.7

10.1

2.4

4.0

6.8

5.1

Arg

0.72

-3.3

-3.2

-11.7

1.8

23.2

14.2

9.7

11.9

0.9

4.1

-6.7

1.3

Trp

0.67

34.0

49.5

27.0

21.2

12.2

9.2

11.9

18.2

25.7

17.1

-9.3

16.3

Cys

0.50

-0.5

-5.1

-6.9

2.1

-2.6

-6.6

-9.5

-10.3

-8.9

-11.8

17.5

3.9

Asp

0.50

3.3

5.6

0.9

8.0

3.0

-0.8

-0.2

-0.1

0.4

-2.0

-2.9

-3.6

Glu

0.50

-7.0

-11.1

-2.4

2.8

0.7

-1.2

-1.0

-6.6

-8.9

-5.6

-21.7

-9.0

His

0.50

-4.1

-5.4

-7.8

-0.6

4.1

-1.4

-3.4

9.7

0.9

-4.5

-28.3

2.9

Gln

0.50

-1.3

1.3

-2.9

2.5

9.3

6.4

6.8

9.3

3.8

4.2

-10.8

-2.7

Ser

0.50

-5.4

-2.8

-3.4

-2.9

-8.5

-7.4

-5.2

-7.6

-6.3

-2.0

6.4

4.1

Thr

0.50

14.9

17.8

11.3

7.5

7.9

10.0

10.7

14.2

14.6

9.8

-17.4

1.3

Val

0.50

17.7

18.8

12.2

11.5

16.0

15.0

13.2

18.1

20.2

11.4

7.5

-4.1

Leu

0.39

-9.7

-11.0

-10.4

-8.1

-6.6

-6.7

-5.3

-7.2

-6.9

-2.2

7.8

4.4

Met

0.33

14.2

20.0

7.6

6.6

13.0

14.5

6.1

17.5

20.3

5.3

-0.5

-1.6

Phe

0.17

-10.5

-9.1

-6.9

-10.2

-15.9

-11.3

-9.6

-8.4

-5.8

-1.6

-3.6

4.3

Lys

0.17

-22.3

-28.6

-9.5

-17.8

-13.7

-8.4

-6.6

-25.1

-23.4

-11.5

15.9

-26.3

Asn

0.17

-23.6

-20.5

-14.8

-18.0

-25.1

-20.2

-19.2

-24.9

-23.0

-17.4

13.6

0.9

Tyr

0.17

-8.4

-6.7

-5.3

-4.8

-15.2

-9.3

-11.0

-1.9

-5.6

-7.7

25.7

5.4

Ile

0.11

-19.3

-21.8

-11.8

-18.2

-22.5

-18.2

-18.5

-23.0

-20.6

-17.5

-3.7

0.4


a((Proportion in RNA) - (Proportion in DNA))/(Proportion in DNA) × 100. bGC content = (Number of guanine or cytosine bases among synonymous codons)/(Number of total bases among synonymous codons). BATS, Bermuda Atlantic Time Series; HOT, Hawaii Ocean Time Series; OMZ, oxygen minimum zone.

Stewart et al. Genome Biology 2011 12:R26   doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-3-r26

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