Table II.

Summary of genes induced in germinating seeds compared with 12-d-old plants

Gene Gene ID Ratioa
Malate synthase AT5G03860 77
Isocitrate lyase AT3G21720 47
3-Ketoacyl thiolase (PED1) AT2G33150 15
Oleosin AT5G40420 11
Multifunctional protein (MFP2) AT3G06860 10
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PCK3) AT2G14840 10
Acyl-CoA oxidase (ACX3) AT1G06290 8.7
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase AT4G37870 8.6
Asp aminotransferase (Asp3) AT5G11520 8.2
3,2-Enoyl-CoA isomerase AT4G16210 7.8
Lipid transfer protein (LTP3) AT5G59320 7.2
ADP-Glc pyrophosphorylase large subunit (ApL3) AT4G39210 6.5
3-Ketoacyl thiolase AT1G04710 6.3
Peroxin (PEX5) AT5G56290 6.1
Elongation factor 1-α AT1G07920 5.6
Acyl-CoA oxidase (ACX2) AT5G65110 5.4
ADP-Glc pyrophosphorylase large subunit (ApL2) AT1G27680 5.1
Catalase AT4G35090 5.0
Ascorbate peroxidase (APX3) AT4G35000 4.8
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PCK2) AT5G65690 4.6
Plastidial linoleate desaturase (FAD8) AT5G05580 4.4
ER linoleate desaturase (FAD3) AT2G29980 4.4
Gln synthetase AT1G48470 3.7
Ferredoxin AT1G10960 3.7
Starch synthase AT5G24300 3.7
Peroxin (PEX6) AT1G03000 3.7
Oleosin AT4G25140 3.3
Peroxin (PEX10) AT2G26350 3.3
Oleosin AT3G27660 3.3
Epoxide hydrolase AT3G05600 3.2
  • a Ratio of the gene expression level from germinating seeds 48 h after imbibition over the gene expression level from 12-d-old seedlings. Each ratio is an average of four values. Further details on the calculations of ratios can be found in the supplementary materials.