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Table 1 Environmental gene tag (EGT) matches to lower levels in the SEED database that were significantly different with Fisher exact tests

From: Shotgun metagenomic analysis of metabolic diversity and microbial community structure in experimental vernal pools subjected to nitrate pulse

  EGT match Proportional representation (%)
Subsystem category1 Level 2 Level 3 Function +NO3- --N
Fatty acids, lipids, and isoprenoids Phospholipids Glycerolipid and Glycerophospholipid Metabolism in Bacteria Aldehyde dehydrogenase 0.85 0
Fatty acids, lipids, and isoprenoids Isoprenoids    1.04 0.49
Iron acquisition and metabolism Iron acquisition in Vibrio - TonB-dependent receptor 0 0.75
Stress response Oxidative Stress Oxidative stress Alkyl hydroperoxide reductase subunit C-like protein 1.22 0.17
RNA metabolism RNA processing and modification    1.66 2.70
Carbohydrates CO2 fixation Calvin-Benson cycle NAD-dependent glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase 1.55 0.25
Carbohydrates Fermentation Acetyl-CoA fermentation to Butyrate   1.88 1.24
Protein metabolism Protein processing and modification G3E family of P-loop GTPases (metallocenter biosynthesis) Urease beta subunit 0 0.82
  1. 1 The lowest significant level for each category is reported here. Only the subsystem categories that were significantly different with Fisher exact tests (see Figure 2) are reported here. See Additional file 1: Tables S1-S3 for complete results of Fisher exact tests.