TABLE 1

Differentially expressed genes at different time points post-mating relative to virgin females

Significance cutoffNo. of genes upregulatedNo. of genes downregulated
1–3 hr post-mating
P ≤ 0.051698713
P ≤ 0.01875272
Q-value1563616
6–8 hr post-mating
P ≤ 0.05483379
P ≤ 0.01408317
Q-value7439
12 hr post-mating
P ≤ 0.05869399
P ≤ 0.01354108
Q-value12841
24 hr post-mating
P ≤ 0.05611502
P ≤ 0.01164169
Q-value5556
  • The number of differentially expressed genes at four time points post-mating at three different significance cutoffs. “Upregulated” designates the number of genes with higher transcript abundance than in virgin females, while “downregulated” designates the number of genes with lower transcript abundance than in virgin females.