Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for rcq-5 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 542)

Symbol
rcq-5
Name
ReCQ DNA helicase family
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
ATP-dependent DNA helicase

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference did not appear to affect development but reduced lifespan by 37%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Lifespan is 37% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    LongevityMap
    • A homolog of this gene for Homo sapiens is present as RECQL5

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    recql5
    Drosophila melanogaster
    RecQ5
    Homo sapiens
    RECQL5
    Mus musculus
    Recql5
    Rattus norvegicus
    Recql5

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