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Table 7. Number of genes associated with the general SEED functional categories

From: Metagenomes and metatranscriptomes from the L4 long-term coastal monitoring station in the Western English Channel

Subsystem Hierarchy 1 Jan 3pm Jan 7pm April 4pm April 10pm Aug 27 4pm Aug 27 10pm Aug 28 4am Aug 28 10am
Amino Acids and Derivatives 13,515 12,346 13,913 12,089 13,279 12,517 11,966 12,074
Carbohydrates 14,181 13,087 14,884 13,829 14,801 13,929 13,258 13,780
Cell Division and Cell Cycle 2,136 2,026 2,286 2,243 2,243 2,231 2,175 2,234
Cell Wall and Capsule 5,632 5,363 5,336 6,051 5,553 5,674 6,079 6,347
Clustering-based subsystems 18,051 17,585 19,425 19,647 19,055 19,441 20,434 19,860
Cofactors, Vitamins, Prosthetic Groups, Pigments 8,497 7,675 8,188 8,606 8,142 8,227 8,582 8,001
DNA Metabolism 5,461 5,331 5,191 5,559 5,321 5,717 5,824 5,855
Fatty Acids and Lipids 2,165 1,919 1,883 1,891 1,955 2,025 1,960 1,934
Macromolecular Synthesis 148 147 287 163 213 151 136 109
Membrane Transport 2,764 2,322 2,839 2,375 2,606 2,507 2,234 2,234
Metabolism of Aromatic Compounds 1,817 1,357 1,473 1,527 1,632 1,409 1,629 1,489
Miscellaneous 381 367 448 423 417 446 454 393
Motility and Chemotaxis 1,034 994 879 1,227 977 1,203 1,311 1,348
Nitrogen Metabolism 668 688 587 574 747 718 628 660
Nucleosides and Nucleotides 5,152 4,820 4,701 4,578 4,836 4,752 4,639 4,706
Phosphorus Metabolism 1,796 1,706 1,747 1,926 1,832 1,958 2,085 1,879
Photosynthesis 212 4,373 160 1,489 127 197 270 203
Potassium metabolism 648 591 586 631 620 755 838 817
Protein Metabolism 11,912 11,717 11,254 11,534 11,473 11,597 11,210 11,715
RNA Metabolism 5,133 4,889 4,660 4,813 4,811 4,744 5,068 4,981
Regulation and Cell signaling 1,196 1,127 1,400 966 1,356 1,360 1,076 1,056
Respiration 5,298 8,480 5,455 5,570 5,432 5,579 4,926 4,994
Secondary Metabolism 116 124 63 87 93 83 86 83
Stress Response 2,497 2,133 2,338 2,419 2,306 2,524 2,508 2,605
Sulfur Metabolism 1,604 1,354 1,673 1,430 1,446 1,240 1,320 1,317
Unclassified 6,235 5,677 6,567 5,763 6,672 6,019 5,555 5,794
Virulence 4,686 4,733 4,711 5,521 4,989 5,929 6,684 6,467