Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for mboa-1 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 34)

Symbol
mboa-1
Name
Protein MBOA-1
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Sterol O-acyltransferase

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference decreased median lifespan by 16% in wild type animals, 28% in a daf-2 background and 12% in daf-2/daf-16 double mutants.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 16% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    soat2
    Drosophila melanogaster
    CG8112
    Homo sapiens
    SOAT2
    Mus musculus
    Soat2
    Rattus norvegicus
    Soat2

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