Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for Hex-A (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 2150)

Symbol
Hex-A
Name
Hexokinase A
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
A mutation that decreased Hex-A activity in flies increased lifespan by 10%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 10% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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