Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name cta
Flybase description The gene concertina is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\cta (CG17678, FBgn0000384).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -5.1342 -3.0211 -4.80726 -4.3215 -8.252143 -4.7281 -7.52275 -7.678231
    Affimetrix absolute value 6.062 6.045 5.913 6.287 5.748 6.322 5.694 5.441
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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.
Based on sequence similarity, it is predicted to have molecular function: GTPase activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: regulation of embryonic cell shape; gastrulation involving germ band extension.
21 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: amnioproctodeal invagination; gonad; nurse cell ring canal; egg chamber; ventral furrow.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: G protein alpha subunit, helical insertion; G-protein alpha subunit, group 12; Guanine nucleotide binding protein (G-protein), alpha subunit.
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 00-18 hour embryonic stages, in adult female stages.