TABLE 3

Characteristics of mRNAs that show differential translation upon starvation

mRNA group and type3′ UTR length (nt)a3′ UTR fractional GC content3′ UTR ΔG (kcal/mol)ORF length (nt)Transcript length (unspliced + UTR [nt])
Not translationally repressed
    lin-353090.26−41.81,5127,929
    dpl-13520.30−492,8862,654
    ced-39450.34−165.31,7975,797
    Avg ± SEM535.33 ± 205.210.30 ± 0.02−85.36 ± 40.022,065 ± 418.665,460 ± 1,532
Translationally repressed
    act-52960.29−62.41,1281,728
    glh-42970.27−47.53,4715,214
    ced-94590.38−848432,358
    ced-42520.27−17.81,8732,856
    efl-13620.28−41.21,0297,092
    efl-24040.44−134.71,2395,121
    Avg ± SEM345 ± 38.800.32 ± 0.03−64.6 ± 20.421,597.16 ± 491.284,061.5 ± 1,035.25
  • a nt, nucleotide.