Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for Atg2 (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 834)

Symbol
Atg2
Aliases
atg2; ATG2; CG1241; Dmel\CG1241; EP3697
Name
Autophagy-specific gene 2
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Overexpression of Atg2 increased average female lifespan.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average female lifespan is 28% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Caenorhabditis elegans
    atg-2
    Homo sapiens
    ATG2B
    Mus musculus
    Atg2b
    Rattus norvegicus
    Atg2a

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