Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name dib
Flybase description The gene disembodied is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\dib (CG12028, FBgn0000449).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -22.4984 -12.1177 -17.093251 -18.4612 -26.277656 -26.5454 -19.8498 -16.065388
    Affimetrix absolute value 3.917 4.021 4.115 4.187 4.063 3.834 4.25 4.28
    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.
There is experimental evidence that it has the molecular function: ecdysteroid 22-hydroxylase activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: central nervous system development; dorsal closure; ecdysone biosynthetic process; head involution; midgut development; chitin-based embryonic cuticle biosynthetic process.
24 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with 20 unique terms, many of which group under: organ system; multicellular structure; cuticle; organ system subdivision; nervous system; primordium; non-connected developing system; integumentary system; cuticular specialization; multi-cell-component structure.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Cytochrome P450; Cytochrome P450, E-class, group I; Cytochrome P450, conserved site.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of moderately high expression to a trough of extremely low expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-06 hour embryonic stages.