Table IV. Transcript abundance of selected genes with an expression similar to that of C4 cycle genes and Rubisco

All changes are significant at P ≤ 0.01. n/a, Not available.

FunctionLocusAnnotation (TAIR 9)C. gynandra RPMC. spinosa RPMRatio
Transport proteins
AT2G26900Bile acid:sodium symporter family protein4,7745586.8
AT2G22500Mitochondrial dicarboxylate carrier3240n/a
AT4G24570Mitochondrial dicarboxylate carrier1480n/a
AT2G45960Plasma membrane intrinsic protein subfamily protein2,68613320.2
AT5G33320Phosphoenolpyruvate/phosphate translocator1,9559720.2
AT1G49810Member of Na+/H+ antiporter family1,3218315.9
AT3G52720α-Carbonic anhydrase 12271521.5
AT1G23730β-Carbonic anhydrase 4497875.7
AT5G35170Adenylate kinase family protein1,9942358.5
AT5G09650Inorganic pyrophosphatase2,6648333.2
Proteins of unknown function
AT1G12090Extensin-like protein (ELP)6,27814742.7
Callose-degrading enzymes
AT3G57240Member of glycosyl hydrolase family 17, likely β-1,3 glucanase4360n/a
AT1G32860Member of glycosyl hydrolase family 17, likely β-1,3 glucanase500n/a
AT5G42100Plasmodesmal-associated β-1,3-glucanase173325.4
Cell biology