Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for Hsp68 (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 351)

Symbol
Hsp68
Aliases
68; CG5436; Dmel\CG5436; Hsp-68; hsp68; HSP68
Name
Heat shock protein 68
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Response to heat shock

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Overexpression extends lifespan.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    Overexpression in somatic cells caused a 20% mean lifespan extension.
    % change in avg or median lifespan
    Average lifespan is 20% higher.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    Overexpression
    Longevity Category
    Pro-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      No homologs found

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