Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for gpa-9 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 318)

Symbol
gpa-9
Name
G Protein, Alpha subunit
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
G Protein, Alpha subunit

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Increase in maximum lifespan by up to 50% in knockouts and decrease by 20% in mean lifespan, but surprisingly increase in maximum lifespan by up to 20%, when gpa-9 is overexpressed.
Lifespan Effect
Not Recorded
Genetic Manipulation
Knockout and overexpression
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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