Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name alpha-Est3
Flybase description The gene α-Esterase-3 is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\α-Est3 (CG1257, FBgn0015571).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -0.3753 1.2452 -1.40056 3.3043 -1.896052 1.7703 -0.48946 0.416394
    Affimetrix absolute value 8.352 7.927 7.714 10.09 7.861 9.378 8.372 8.351
    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.
Based on sequence similarity, it is predicted to have molecular function: carboxylesterase activity.
The biological processes in which it is involved are not known.
4 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has 2 annotated transcripts and 2 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: Carboxylesterase, type B.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of high expression to a trough of very low expression.
Peak expression observed in adult male stages.
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