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Table 3 Categorization of foreign transcripts according to their potential role in macromolecular catabolism or stress and with respect to their distribution across species

From: Horizontal gene transfer in bdelloid rotifers is ancient, ongoing and more frequent in species from desiccating habitats

Functional category   mag soc sor tar mag&soc sor&tar rot All
Polysaccharide Pectin 1        1
Cellulose      2    16
Chitin   1       24
Xylan     1   3   5
Glycan 2    3     37
Glycoside   2 5 4   18 18 89
Starch         22
Lipid Lipase   1 2 3   8 32 72
Esterase    3    2 5 106
Protein Protease   2 1 6   11 22 35
Stress Starvation    1    1   
  Oxidative   1 1 2    2 3
  Heat    1      
  Water   2       
  Fungus   1       
  Virus       2   
  Osmotic   4 1     1 2
  Cold    3      
  Heat   6 1      1
  DNA repair    1      4
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