Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for daf-9 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 171)

Symbol
daf-9
Name
abnormal DAuer Formation
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Encodes cytochrome P450 related to vertebrate steroidogenic hydroxylases

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Mutations increase lifespan up to 52%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Lifespan is up to 52% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    Some mutations of daf-9 increase lifespan by 74%.
    % change in avg or median lifespan
    Average lifespan is 74% higher.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    Mutations
    Longevity Category
    Anti-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      Schizosaccharomyces pombe
      erg11

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