Table 3.

Transcriptome-based Gene Ontology categories showing depletion in myxozoans compared with other cnidarians

CategoryMyxozoa, %*Cnidaria, %
Cell differentiation548/0.02341763/0.0302
Development1052/0.04503892/0.0667
Morphogenesis456/0.01951693/0.0290
Receptor activity46/0.00197310/0.00531
Signal transducer activity49/0.0002328/0.0056
  • Myxozoan total number = 23,388. Cnidarian total number = 53,354. All categories had a P value ≤0.0001.

  • * Myxozoa = K. iwatai + M. cerebralis.

  • Cnidaria = H. magnipillata + N. vectensis + P. hydriforme.