Table I.

The 20 most abundant types of ESTs in autumn leaves

GeneESTs in Autumn Leaf LibraryESTs in Young Leaf LibraryEnrichment in Autumn LeavesSignificance
Metallothionein3212513>0.999
Cys proteinase109912>0.999
ELIP105813>0.999
Ubiquitin89343>0.999
Thioredoxin84214>0.999
Endomembrane-associated protein61231>0.999
Protein translation factor SUI147>0.999
1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase42153>0.999
At4g2292030>0.999
Blight-associated protein P122856>0.999
(Arabidopsis 16.1-kD protein)25>0.999
RbcS256790.03No
Ubiquitin-conjugating protein24124>0.999
Protease FtsH222212>0.999
Pollen coat protein2083>0.95
Salt stress-induced hydrophobic peptide20120>0.999
Unknown EST19>0.999
Unknown EST18>0.999
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor1829>0.999
Peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase1782>0.8

The nos. of ESTs in autumn and young leaf libraries, the enrichment factor in the autumn leaf library (% in autumn leaves/% in young leaves), and the significance level for differential expression are indicated.