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Table 5 Functional enrichment analysis (miRGator; [36]) of predicted miRNA targets to uncover selected pathways targeted by miRNAs that are significantly more highly expressed in GD42 (downregulated) and GD75 (upregulated) ovaries and testes.

From: Expression of miRNAs in ovine fetal gonads: potential role in gonadal differentiation

Pathway XX XY
  GD42 GD75 GD42 GD75
Cell Cycle 13 20 15 20
Chromatin remodelling by hSWI/SNF ATP-dependent complexes 3 1 2 5
Cytokine Network 6 6 2 3
EGF signaling 4 3 3 2
Electron Transport chain 4 3 9 2
G-protein signaling 8 16 6 15
Gap junction proteins connexins 2 1 3 2
Glycolysis and gluconeogenesis 4 3 1 1
Growth hormone signaling 2 2 3 1
Insulin signaling 3 4 4 2
MAPKinase signaling 10 13 9 12
NGF pathway 3 2 3  
PDGF signaling pathway   4 3 3
Phospholipids as signaling intermediates   6 1 4
Proteasome degradation 1 7 1 6
Rac 1 cell motility signaling pathway 1 3 3 2
Regulation ER 5 2 1  
TGFbeta signaling pathway   2 1 3
TNFR Signaling   3   3
Transcription factor CREB and its extracellular signals 1 6 3 4
WNT signaling 5 5 7 8