Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Flybase description The gene asense is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\ase (CG3258, FBgn0000137).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -56.8454 -28.7282 -46.041543 -43.0107 -68.054507 -52.9063 -55.62705 -47.963572
    Affimetrix absolute value 2.588 2.786 2.664 2.97 2.677 2.841 2.759 2.687
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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.
It is reported to have molecular function: sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity; DNA binding.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: nervous system development; bristle morphogenesis.
18 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: sense organ; sensory mother cell; microchaeta; macrochaeta; external sensory organ.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Achaete-scute transcription factor-related; Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding; Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding domain.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of moderately high expression to a trough of no expression detected.
Peak expression observed within 06-12 hour embryonic stages.