Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name AttA
Flybase description The gene Attacin-A is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\AttA (CG10146, FBgn0012042).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -26.9237 -1.8221 -40.104285 -36.9398 -57.684167 -44.2483 -37.36408 -18.06538
    Affimetrix absolute value 3.945 6.901 2.922 3.186 2.927 3.104 3.587 4.453
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
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: humoral immune response; defense response to Gram-positive bacterium; defense response to Gram-negative bacterium; antibacterial humoral response.
2 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Attacin, C-terminal; Attacin, N-terminal.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of very high expression to a trough of no expression detected.
Peak expression observed in adult female stages.