Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for him-6 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 640)

Symbol
him-6
Name
High Incidence of Males (increased X chromosome loss)
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Helicase involved in DNA repair and DNA condensation

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Mutants have a low brood size, a shortened lifespan, and an increased amount of germ-line apoptosis.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    blm
    Drosophila melanogaster
    mus309
    Mus musculus
    Blm
    Rattus norvegicus
    Blm
    Schizosaccharomyces pombe
    rqh1

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