Table 3. Distribution of the functional classes of genes tagged to maize BESs and TCs against the Arabidopsis proteome
No. Category Arabidopsis proteome,* % Assignment of BESs, % Assignment of BES-tagged TCs, %
1 Metabolism 12 11.30 11.86
2 Transport facilitation, intracellular transport 7 9.17 7.66
3 Cellular communication, signal transduction 5 7.87 5.32
4 Cell rescue, defense, cell death, aging 6 7.32 7.26
5 Cell growth, cell division, DNA synthesis 6 7.22 8.53
6 Cellular organization 5 6.90 7.77
7 Cellular biogenesis 3 6.90 7.77
8 Transcription 9 5.80 7.43
9 Protein destination 5 5.78 6.66
10 Energy 2 4.00 3.90
11 Protein synthesis 2 3.62 4.01
12 Ionic homeostasis 1 2.57 2.94
13 Classification not yet clear-cut/unclassified proteins 37 21.55 18.89
  • * See ref. 1.