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Table 2 Metabolic differences in meristem and non-meristematic root

From: Transcriptional profiling of Medicago truncatulameristematic root cells

Root meristem
Pathway E.C numbers in genome array pathway No. E.C. numbers expressed >2.0 fold P
Starch and sucrose metabolism 33 6 1.36E-03
Stilbene, coumarine and lignin biosynthesis 10 3 6.02E-03
Pentose and glucuronate interconversions 14 3 1.63E-02
Non-meristematic root
Carbon fixation 22 6 2.14E-03
Lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis 10 4 2.75E-03
Gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane degradation 9 4 1.74E-03
1,4-Dichlorobenzene degradation 8 3 1.24E-02
Flavonoid biosynthesis 14 4 1.07E-02
Penicillins & cephalosporins biosynthesis 3 2 1.26E-02
Stilbene, coumarine & lignin biosynthesis 10 3 2.42E-02
Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism 10 3 2.42E-02
Histidine metabolism 18 4 2.69E-02
Indole and ipecac alkaloid biosynthesis 5 2 3.85E-02
  1. Metabolic pathways significantly over-represented (p ≤ 0.05) amongst differentially expressed probe sets at 2.0 fold as determined by PathExpress.