OrganismSaccharomyces cerevisiae (replicative)
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeDeletion
DescriptionDeletion of REI1 increases yeast replicative life-span by approximately 38% (Kaeberlein et al., 2005).
Gene FunctionUnknown.
Other Phenotypes
HomologsC.e. C16A3.4
H.s. ZPR9
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:
Keywordsnutrients, calorie restriction, caloric, yeast, genome-wide