Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Flybase description The gene orange is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\or (CG3029, FBgn0003008).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -1.136 -1.3153 -2.108895 -3.4276 -3.164411 -3.0487 -3.06495 -2.685595
    Affimetrix absolute value 8.226 7.232 7.111 6.612 7.116 6.954 6.948 6.831
    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.
An electronic pipeline based on InterPro domains suggests that it has the molecular function: protein transporter activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: compound eye pigmentation; ommochrome biosynthetic process.
16 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: mesothoracic tergum; photoreceptor cell pigment granule; pigment cell.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: AP complex, mu/sigma subunit; Adaptor protein complex, sigma subunit; Clathrin adaptor complex, small chain; Longin-like.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of moderately high expression to a trough of moderate expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-18 hour embryonic stages, during late larval stages, at stages throughout the pupal period, in adult female stages.