Protein functional biological theme Number of proteins changing Trend of protein expression in pregnancy
Protein kinase activity 2 Up regulated
Proliferation 9 Up regulated
Calcium binding 3 Up regulated
Tissue remodeling 4 Down regulated
Circulation 3 Down regulated
Immune-related proteins 11 Up regulated
Nucleus-related proteins 3 Up regulated
Cellular adhesion 3 Up regulated
Cytoskeleton-related proteins 17 Up regulated
Carbohydrate metabolism 3 Down regulated
Extracellular matrix 6 Up regulated
Heat shock proteins 1 Up regulated
Table 2: The biological themes are variably expressed in mice cervix during pregnancy (early and late) and in non-pregnant mice. Proteins were assigned to these groups based on function.