Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for fabp (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 1962)

Symbol
fabp
Aliases
anon-EST:Posey234; anon-WO0140519.12; BcDNA:RH06221;
Name
fatty acid bindin protein
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Overexpression of fabp in flies increases lifespan.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Median lifespan is up to 81% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenAge model organism genes
    • A homolog of this gene for Caenorhabditis elegans is present as lbp-8
    GenDR gene expression
    • A homolog of this gene for Mus musculus is present as Fabp5

    Homologs in other organisms

    Caenorhabditis elegans
    lbp-8
    Danio rerio
    fabp11b
    Homo sapiens
    FABP5
    Mus musculus
    Fabp5
    Rattus norvegicus
    Fabp5

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