Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for mes-2 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 2057)

Symbol
mes-2
Name
Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase mes-2
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA inteference of mes-2 results in an incrased lifespan of up to 6%, depending on temperature.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 6% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenAge model organism genes
    • A homolog of this gene for Drosophila melanogaster is present as E(z)

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    ezh1
    Drosophila melanogaster
    E(z)
    Homo sapiens
    EZH1
    Mus musculus
    Ezh1
    Rattus norvegicus
    Ezh1

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