Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for ovo (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 488)

Symbol
ovo
Aliases
CG15467; CG6824; Dmel\CG6824; Fs(1)K1103; fs(1)K1237; F
Name
CG6824-PA
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Transcription factor required for female germ line maintenance and gametogenesis

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
The dominant ovoD1 allele extends female lifespan by approximately 50%. It does not synergize or prevent life-extension caused by chico.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Female lifespan is 50% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    zbtb18

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