Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name Tsf1
Flybase description The gene Transferrin 1 is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Tsf1 (CG6186, FBgn0022355).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -1.6205 -3.1676 -12.015539 -15.2426 -15.06825 -12.0629 -1.1966 -4.389981
    Affimetrix absolute value 7.733 5.976 4.594 4.463 4.859 5.029 7.9 6.153
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 3 3 1 0 0 3 3 2
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: iron ion transmembrane transporter activity; ferric iron binding.
Based on sequence similarity, it is predicted to be involved in the biological process: cellular iron ion homeostasis.
3 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Peptidase S60, transferrin lactoferrin; Transferrin; Transferrin family, iron binding site; Transferrin precursor.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of very high expression to a trough of extremely low expression.
Peak expression observed at stages throughout the larval period, at stages throughout the pupal period, in stages of adults of both sexes.