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Table 1 Functional distribution of genes up and down-regulated during curdlan biosynthesis

From: Transcriptome profiling of a curdlan-producing Agrobacterium reveals conserved regulatory mechanisms of exopolysaccharide biosynthesis

Functional Category Up-regulated Down-regulated
  # of genes % # of genes %
Cell replication and division 43 4.4 82 5.6
Membrane and lipid metabolism 18 1.8 69 4.7
Protein synthesis and degradation 31 3.1 104 7.1
RNA-associated proteins 4 0.4 74 5.0
Transporters 86 8.7 210 14.3
Metabolism and cofactor synthesis 111 11.3 381 25.9
Regulation 105 10.7 101 6.9
Stress response/cell protection 27 2.7 26 1.8
EPS synthesis and degradation 8 0.8 24 1.6
Hypothetical proteins 546 55.4 395 26.9
Phage/invasion/virulence proteins 6 0.6 5 0.3
Total 985 100.0 1471 100.0