Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for prdx-2 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 516)

Symbol
prdx-2
Name
PeRoxireDoXin
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Alkyl hydroperoxide reductase, thiol specific antioxidant

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference resulted in decreased lifespan and earlier accumulation of lipofuscin.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenAge human genes
    • A homolog of this gene for Homo sapiens is present as PRDX1

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    prdx1
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Jafrac2
    Homo sapiens
    PRDX1
    Mus musculus
    Prdx2
    Rattus norvegicus
    Prdx2
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    TSA2
    Schizosaccharomyces pombe
    tpx1

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