Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name CG5508
Flybase description This gene is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\CG5508 (FBgn0027579).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 2.3307 -1.6239 -1.955074 -5.324 -2.455924 1.6749 -2.43801 -1.836038
    Affimetrix absolute value 9.608 6.935 7.249 6.033 7.534 9.248 7.338 7.46
    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: glycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase activity.
Based on sequence similarity, it is predicted to be involved in the biological process: plasma membrane organization; phospholipid biosynthetic process.
9 alleles are reported.
The phenotype of these alleles is annotated with: salivary gland.
It has 4 annotated transcripts and 4 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: Glycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase; Phospholipid/glycerol acyltransferase.
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 00-06 hour embryonic stages, during late larval stages, during early pupal stages, in stages of adults of both sexes.