Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for atg-9 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 898)

Symbol
atg-9
Name
AuTophaGy (yeast Atg homolog)
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
35% mean lifespan reduction
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 35% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    21% (daf-2 mutant) lifespan extension. For postdevelopmental RNAi (wt) maximum lifespan was extended by 10-15% .
    % change in max lifespan
    Maximum lifespan is 10-15% higher.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    RNA interference
    Longevity Category
    Pro-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      Danio rerio
      atg9a
      Drosophila melanogaster
      Atg9
      Homo sapiens
      ATG9B
      Mus musculus
      Atg9a
      Rattus norvegicus
      Atg9b
      Schizosaccharomyces pombe
      atg9

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