Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for hsp-16.1 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 342)

Symbol
hsp-16.1
Name
Heat Shock Protein
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Stress-induced chaperone

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference of hsp-16.1 in worms results in decreased lifespan (mean lifespan is 16% shorter).
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 16% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    Overexpression enhanced stress resistance and extended lifespan.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    Overexpression
    Longevity Category
    Pro-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      No homologs found

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