Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name bgm
Flybase description The gene bubblegum is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\bgm (CG4501, FBgn0027348).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -0.4948 -2.4858 -3.980667 5.575 2.36719 11.2028 -2.06933 3.220922
    Affimetrix absolute value 8.213 6.352 6.228 10.851 9.942 12.013 7.658 9.828
    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: long-chain fatty acid-CoA ligase activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: long-chain fatty acid metabolic process.
12 alleles are reported.
The phenotypes of these alleles are annotated with: optic lobe; mesothoracic tergum; lamina.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: AMP-dependent synthetase/ligase.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of very high expression to a trough of low expression.
Peak expression observed within 18-24 hour embryonic stages, during early larval stages.