Table 2.

Genes highly expressed in spermathecae (SP)

GeneWild type*04443Comments
Serine protease
CG17239 19,20017,800Most abundant in SP; 22D5 cluster
CG32834 17,10017,600Sixth most abundant in SP; 59C1 cluster
CG31681 16,30015,600Seventh most abundant in SP; 22D6
CG32277 16,70016,900Eleventh most abundant in SP; circadian cluster
CG17012 16,10016,100Twelfth most abundant in SP; 22D5 cluster
CG18125 15,20014,800Eighteenth most abundant in SP; 35A4
CG9897 15,00015,500Nineteenth most abundant in SP; 59C1 cluster
CG17234 13,600 13,500 Twenty-fifth most abundant in SP; 22D5 cluster
Other
CG6426 18,40017,600Ca2+-binding domain; ecdysone inducible
CT33755 17,20016,600Also enriched in testis (Fly Atlas)
CG18067 16,70015,900Also expressed in head, male accessory gland, larval fat body (Fly Atlas)
CG10810 14,40014,400Anti-fungal protein; circadian regulated
Hsc70-4 12,60011,000Chaperone for steroid receptor action
GstD1 11,60011,800Anti-oxidant, anti-toxin gene
CG18525 10,400 5750 Serpin (protease inhibitor)
Yolk proteins
YP1 12,30010,600
YP2 10,2009580
YP3 13,20012,300
Average ribosomal protein gene81208160
  • * Expression level in wild-type spermathecae (average.)

  • Expression level in Hr3904443 mutant spermathecae (average).

  • Fly Atlas (Chintapalli et al., 2007).