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Table 2 Summary of Chlamydia trachomatis up-regulated and down-regulated genes in response to estradiol or progesterone exposure.

From: Modulation of the Chlamydia trachomatisIn vitro transcriptome response by the sex hormones estradiol and progesterone

  Estradiol Progesterone
  No. of genes/% of genome No. of genes/% of genome
Up regulated   
A: > 2-fold, change 63 (7%) 85 (10%)
B: > 3-fold change 52 (6%) 77 (9%)
C: > 5-fold change 22 (2.5%) 49 (5.5%)
Down regulated   
A: > 2-fold, change 151 (17%) 135 (15%)
B: > 3-fold change 138 (15.7%) 117 (13%)
C: > 5-fold change 98 (11%) 81 (9%)
  1. (A) 2-fold cut-off, (B) 3-fold cut-off, (C) 5-fold cut-off.