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Table 4 Patterns of gene expression in gingival tissues, according to subgingival levels of A. actinomycetemcomitans, P. gingivalis, T. forsythia and T. denticola.

From: Subgingival bacterial colonization profiles correlate with gingival tissue gene expression

  A. actinomycetemcomitans P. gingivalis T. forsythia T. denticola
1 antigen processing and presentation 1 1 1
2 apoptotic mitochondrial changes 96 101 96
3 antigen processing and presentation of peptide antigen 3 3 3
4 antigen processing and presentation of peptide antigen via MHC class I 4 3 5
5 phosphate transport 56 63 71
6 muscle development 38 39 44
7 MAPKKK cascade 5 4 7
8 protein-chromophore linkage 152 150 147
9 hemopoietic or lymphoid organ development 9 11 10
10 hemopoiesis 11 12 11
11 immune system development 8 10 9
12 protein amino acid N-linked glycosylation 50 81 52
13 fatty acid biosynthetic process 17 21 8
14 regulation of anatomical structure morphogenesis 7 6 7
15 acute inflammatory response 24 18 21
16 humoral immune response 37 40 35
17 activation of immune response 62 58 54
18 regulation of cell adhesion 51 45 47
19 regulation of cell differentiation 2 2 2
20 hemostasis 12 15 14
  1. The left column lists the top 20 differentially expressed Gene Ontology (GO) groups, according to levels of A. actinomycetemcomitans while columns to the right describe the ranking of these particular GO groups for the other three species.