Table 3 Number of common proteins in each core-enriched gene set up-regulated in all plant stages when compared to Mated
Types of ProteinMale PlantsFemale PlantsCombined
Small secreted protein (SSP)a15/3217/3017/33
Secreted protein (SP)18/41 (5)b15/47 (10)b23/44 (7)b
Unique proteins74/184 (57)b63/145 (35)b77/167 (51)b
  • a Size threshold for SSP is <250 aa.

  • b Numbers in parentheses indicate genes used exclusively in the Late stage.