Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for Hsp26 (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 349)

Symbol
Hsp26
Aliases
26; 26K; CG4183; Dmel\CG4183; DmHsp26; hsp; 26; hsp26; HSP
Name
Heat shock protein 26
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Heat shock response

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Overexpression increased stress resistance and extended the mean lifespan by 30%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 30% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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