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Gene name Fer1HCH
Flybase description The gene Ferritin 1 heavy chain homologue is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Fer1HCH (CG2216, FBgn0015222).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 13.478 45.6337 43.262646 39.98 29.25128 26.9063 9.39443 38.886334
    Affimetrix absolute value 12.159 13.122 13.582 13.7 13.617 13.308 11.752 13.485
    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: cellular iron ion homeostasis.
40 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: trichogen cell; mesothoracic tergum.
It has 7 annotated transcripts and 7 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.