Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for wdr-5.1 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 1000)

Symbol
wdr-5.1
Name
Temporarily Assigned Gene name
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
30% mean lifespan extension
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 30% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutations
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    Wdr-5 deficiency in the parental generation extend the lifespan of descendants up until the third generation.
    % change in avg or median lifespan
    Lifespan is up to 20% higher.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    Mutation
    Longevity Category
    Anti-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      Danio rerio
      wdr5
      Drosophila melanogaster
      wds
      Homo sapiens
      WDR5B
      Mus musculus
      Wdr5b
      Rattus norvegicus
      Wdr5b

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