Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name Fer2LCH
Flybase description The gene Ferritin 2 light chain homologue is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Fer2LCH (CG1469, FBgn0015221).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 9.3268 35.5552 33.378646 37.8983 21.58687 24.815 7.83205 29.693407
    Affimetrix absolute value 11.627 12.762 13.192 13.626 13.149 13.194 11.484 13.061
    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.
There is experimental evidence that it has the molecular function: ferrous iron binding.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: bristle development; cellular iron ion homeostasis.
45 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has 3 annotated transcripts and 3 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: Ferritin; Ferritin-like; Ferritin-related; Ferritin/DPS protein domain; Ferritin/ribonucleotide reductase-like.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Very high expression at all stages of development.