Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name Tsf3
Flybase description The gene Transferrin 3 is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\Tsf3 (CG3666, FBgn0034094).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 -1.8218 -6.9853 -30.178734 -32.4464 -44.58139 -33.0119 -2.52019 -20.281383
    Affimetrix absolute value 7.558 4.844 3.301 3.401 3.286 3.519 7.253 3.912
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 3 3 0 0 0 2 3 1
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.
It is reported to have molecular function: iron ion transmembrane transporter activity.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: response to bacterium.
2 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 precursor.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of moderately high expression to a trough of very low expression.
Peak expression observed during early pupal stages.