Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name Max
Flybase description The gene Max is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Max (CG9648, FBgn0017578).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -0.3388 0.4283 -1.437708 -1.7068 -2.474127 -1.8646 -1.62895 -1.816081
    Affimetrix absolute value 8.397 7.74 7.678 7.619 7.462 7.663 7.854 7.455
    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: sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent.
14 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: trichogen cell; anterior scutellar bristle; scutellar bristle; wing; anterior pupal spiracle; posterior scutellar bristle.
It has 2 annotated transcripts and 2 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding; Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding 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 at stages throughout embryogenesis.