Table 1.

Categories of Genes That Cyclea

Categorya.m.p.m.
Unknown1817
No similarity1623
Transcription factors53
Kinase/phosphatase43
Photosynthesis/carbon metabolism74
Auxin response13
Stress (cold/pathogen/water)09
Membrane proteins02
Glycine-rich RNA binding03
Other814
  • a ESTs that show an expression pattern consistent with circadian rhythms were compared with all proteins in the protein database, using BLASTX with a probability cutoff of 10–30. Genes were divided into classes, depending on the most similar protein in the databases.