Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for eat-2 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 204)

Symbol
eat-2
Name
EATing: abnormal pharyngeal pumping EAT-2
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Nicotinic Acetylcholine receptor Dalpha5 family member

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Mutations result in partial starvation by disrupting the function of the pharynx and an approximately 50% extension of lifespan.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenDR gene manipulations
    • This gene is present as eat-2

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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