Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name dik
Flybase description The gene diskette is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\dik (CG7098, FBgn0030891).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -2.1627 -1.7694 -1.777395 -2.0114 -2.787342 -2.7447 -3.975 -2.416346
    Affimetrix absolute value 7.301 6.805 7.36 7.397 7.302 7.135 6.574 6.996
    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: histone acetyltransferase activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: histone H4-K12 acetylation; histone H3-K9 acetylation; histone H3-S10 phosphorylation; chromatin-mediated maintenance of transcription; histone H3-K14 acetylation.
3 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has one annotated transcript and one annotated polypeptide.
Protein features are: Histone acetyltransferases subunit 3.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of high expression to a trough of low expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-06 hour embryonic stages.