Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for fat-4 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 2069)

Symbol
fat-4
Name
Delta(5) fatty acid desaturase fat-4
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference of fat-4 resulted in lifespan extension (mean lifespan 25% higher).
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 25% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    fads2
    Homo sapiens
    FADS2P1
    Mus musculus
    Fads1
    Rattus norvegicus
    Fads1

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