Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name amx
Flybase description The gene almondex is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\amx (CG12127, FBgn0000077).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -4.3058 -3.2204 -4.907734 -5.8169 -6.385578 -5.2117 -8.45229 -5.612985
    Affimetrix absolute value 6.331 5.936 5.883 5.859 6.096 6.18 5.475 5.787
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 3 3 0 3 3 3 3 1
Intestinal gene expression in different physiological conditions
Ecc15: flies orally infected with Erwinia carotovora carotovora 15.
Pe: flies orally infected with Pseudomonas entomophila.
Pe gacA: flies orally infecte with Pseudomonas entomophila gacA.
For methods and description, see Buchon et al. 2009, Cell Host Microbe, and Chakrabarti et al. 2012, Cell Host Microbe.
Gene details (from Flybase) It is a protein_coding_gene from Drosophila melanogaster.
Its molecular function is unknown.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: mesoderm development.
4 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: epidermis; nervous system; eye; sensory mother cell; ommatidium; thorax; ectoderm; embryonic epidermis.
It has 2 annotated transcripts and 2 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: TM2.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of moderately high expression to a trough of low expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-06 hour embryonic stages, in adult female stages.