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Table 3 Functional annotation of transcripts (a) down- or (b) up-regulated at the higher temperature according to molecular main and sub-role

From: Effects of adult temperature on gene expression in a butterfly: identifying pathways associated with thermal acclimation

Main role Sub-role N %
A
Cellular processes and signaling Posttranslational modification, protein turnover, chaperones 81 12.3
  Signal transduction mechanisms 34 5.2
Cytoskeleton 32 4.9
Intracellular trafficking, secretion, and vesicular transport 27 4.1
Cell cycle control, cell division, chromosome partitioning 17 2.6
Defense mechanisms 6 0.9
Cell wall/membrane/envelope biogenesis 4 0.6
Extracellular structures 4 0.6
Nuclear structure 3 0.5
Cell motility 1 0.2
Information storage and processing Translation, ribosomal structure and biogenesis 52 7.9
  Transcription 51 7.7
RNA processing and modification 49 7.4
Replication, recombination and repair 25 3.8
Chromatin structure and dynamics 11 1.7
Metabolism Energy production and conversion 36 5.5
  Carbohydrate transport and metabolism 29 4.4
Amino acid transport and metabolism 21 3.2
Lipid transport and metabolism 12 1.8
Inorganic ion transport and metabolism 10 1.5
Secondary metabolites biosynthesis, transport and catabolism 9 1.4
Coenzyme transport and metabolism 7 1.1
Nucleotide transport and metabolism 6 0.9
Poorly characterized General function prediction only 72 10.9
  Function unknown 60 9.1
B
Cellular processes and signaling Signal transduction mechanisms 95 22.1
  Posttranslational modification, protein turnover, chaperones 26 6.0
Cytoskeleton 24 5.6
Intracellular trafficking, secretion, and vesicular transport 12 2.8
Cell cycle control, cell division, chromosome partitioning 8 1.9
Extracellular structures 7 1.6
Cell motility 3 0.7
Cell wall/membrane/envelope biogenesis 3 0.7
Nuclear structure 2 0.5
Defense mechanisms 1 0.2
Information storage and processing Transcription 53 12.3
  RNA processing and modification 26 6.0
Chromatin structure and dynamics 12 2.8
Translation, ribosomal structure and biogenesis 9 2.1
Replication, recombination and repair 8 1.9
Metabolism Carbohydrate transport and metabolism 14 3.3
  Energy production and conversion 12 2.8
Lipid transport and metabolism 12 2.8
Amino acid transport and metabolism 9 2.1
Inorganic ion transport and metabolism 7 1.6
Secondary metabolites biosynthesis, transport and catabolism 7 1.6
Nucleotide transport and metabolism 4 0.9
Coenzyme transport and metabolism 3 0.7
Poorly characterized General function prediction only 54 12.6
  Function unknown 19 4.4
  1. The tables show the number of transcripts being exclusively affected by the factor temperature according to cellular processes and signaling, information storage and processing, metabolism and poorly characterized. Annotations are based on COG/KOG after Prophane