Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name fog
Flybase description The gene folded gastrulation is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\fog (CG9559, FBgn0000719).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -4.2654 -2.502 -6.122099 -4.7242 -6.902735 -5.8868 -4.38238 -6.541169
    Affimetrix absolute value 6.339 6.34 5.579 6.182 5.999 6.064 6.44 5.639
    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.
Its molecular function is unknown.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: regulation of cell shape; torso signaling pathway; ventral furrow formation; morphogenesis of embryonic epithelium; terminal region determination; regulation of development, heterochronic; posterior midgut invagination.
41 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with 13 unique terms, many of which group under: primordium; portion of tissue; multicellular structure; organ system; germ layer; organ system subdivision; extended germ band embryo; anchoring junction; epithelial furrow; gland; embryonic foregut; late extended germ band embryo.
It has 2 annotated transcripts and 2 annotated polypeptides.
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, during early pupal stages, in adult female stages.