Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for bus-8 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 660)

Symbol
bus-8
Name
Bacterially Un-Swollen (M. nematophilum resistant)
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Glycosyltransferase

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference decreased median lifespan by 58% in wild type animals, 81% in a daf-2 background and 45% in daf-2/daf-16 double mutants.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Median lifespan is 58% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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