OrganismSaccharomyces cerevisiae (replicative)
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeDeletion
DescriptionDeletion of RPL6B increases yeast replicative life-span by approximately 30% (Kaeberlein et al., 2005).
Gene FunctionRibosomal protein of the large subunit.
Other Phenotypes
HomologsS.c. RPL6A
S.p. Rpl6
C.e. RPL-6
D.m. RPL6
M.m. RPL6
R.n. RPL6
H.s. RPL6
Primary Reference
Other ReferencesKaeberlein, M., Powers, R. W., 3rd, Steffen, K. K., Westman, E. A., Hu, D., Dang, N., Kerr, E. O., Kirkland, K. T., Fields, S., and Kennedy, B. K. (2005). Regulation of yeast replicative life span by TOR and Sch9 in response to nutrients. Science 310, 119 [Abstract]
Relevant LinksUWAging:
Keywordsribosome, translation, nutrients, calorie restriction, caloric, yeast, genome-wide