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Table 1 Number of differentially expressed genes in S. elongatus PCC 7942 during FFA production based on predicted gene function

From: RNA-Seq analysis and targeted mutagenesis for improved free fatty acid production in an engineered cyanobacterium

Gene Function Up-regulated Down-regulated Total
# Genes % # Genes % # Genes %
Stress Response 11 4.8 11 4.9 22 4.9
Photosynthesis 10 4.4 16 7.2 26 5.8
Electron Transport 10 4.4 8 3.6 18 4.0
Carbon Metabolism 16 7.0 13 5.8 29 6.4
Nitrogen Metabolism 7 3.1 2 0.9 9 2.0
Hydrogen Metabolism 5 2.2 7 3.1 12 2.7
Protein Biosynthesis & Processing 8 3.5 7 3.1 15 3.3
Nucleotide Biosynthesis & Metabolism 10 4.4 5 2.2 15 3.3
Transporters 14 6.1 10 4.5 24 5.3
Regulatory Proteins 7 3.1 19 8.5 26 5.8
c-di-GMP Associated Proteins 1 0.4 7 3.1 8 1.8
Cell Wall Biosynthesis 7 3.1 3 1.3 10 2.2
Other 22 9.6 14 6.3 36 8.0
Hypothetical Proteins 100 43.9 101 45.3 201 44.6
Totals 228 100.0 223 100.0 451 100.0