Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for prx-5 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 520)

Symbol
prx-5
Name
PeRoXisome assembly factor
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
PeRoXisome assembly factor

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference in adulthood extended mean lifespan by 30%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 30% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenAge model organism genes
    • A homolog of this gene for Saccharomyces cerevisiae is present as PEX5

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    pex5
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Pex5
    Homo sapiens
    PEX5L
    Mus musculus
    Pex5l
    Rattus norvegicus
    Pex5l
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    PEX5
    Schizosaccharomyces pombe
    pex5

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