Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for EcR (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 207)

Symbol
EcR
Aliases
anon-WO0229075.1; CG1765; CG8347; dECR; DEcR; Dhr23; dmE
Name
Ecdysone receptor
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Ecdysteroid hormone receptor activity

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Ecdysone receptor mutant heterozygotes live 40%-50% longer than controls.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Lifespan is 40-50% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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