Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name Spx
Flybase description The gene Spliceosomal protein on the X is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Spx (CG3780, FBgn0015818).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -4.6389 -3.7313 -4.530938 -3.7219 -6.542847 -4.878 -7.32708 -5.191513
    Affimetrix absolute value 6.216 5.722 6.003 6.499 6.063 6.315 5.708 5.876
    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: mRNA binding.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: mitotic spindle organization; neurogenesis.
3 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Nucleotide-binding, alpha-beta plait; RNA recognition motif domain.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of high expression to a trough of moderate expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-12 hour embryonic stages.
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