Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for Hsp67Bc (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 2103)

Symbol
Hsp67Bc
Name
Heat shock gene 67Bc
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Overexpression of Hsp67Bc led to a slight but statistically significant increase in lifespan (5%). In addition, Hsp67Bc was found to be effective in preventing toxic protein aggregation in a HSP70-independent manner.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Median lifespan is 6% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
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    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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