Flygut: an atlas of the Drosophila adult midgut

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Gene name akirin
Flybase description The gene akirin is referred to in FlyBase by the symbol Dmel\akirin (CG8580, FBgn0082598).
Expression data along the gut
    Crop Cardia/R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Hindgut Full gut
    Ratio gene/RPL42 1.3653 2.1438 1.303915 1.3339 -1.442622 -0.3259 -0.54195 0.33648
    Affimetrix absolute value 8.844 8.698 8.54 8.799 8.267 8.57 8.295 8.267
    Affymetric present call in "x" number of chips 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Intestinal gene expression in different physiological conditions There is not condition-dependent expression data available for this gene.
Gene details (from Flybase) It is a protein_coding_gene from Drosophila melanogaster.
There is experimental evidence that it has the molecular function: protein binding.
There is experimental evidence that it is involved in the biological process: positive regulation of innate immune response; muscle organ development; embryo development; defense response to Gram-negative bacterium; muscle attachment.
18 alleles are reported.
No phenotypic data is available.
It has 5 annotated transcripts and 5 annotated polypeptides.
Protein features are: Akirin.
Summary of modENCODE Temporal Expression Profile: Temporal profile ranges from a peak of very high expression to a trough of moderately high expression.
Peak expression observed within 00-18 hour embryonic stages.