Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for rps-8 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 574)

Symbol
rps-8
Name
Ribosomal Protein, Small subunit
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
40S subunit of the ribosome

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference in adulthood extended mean lifespan by 18%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is 18% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    rps8b
    Drosophila melanogaster
    RpS8
    Homo sapiens
    RPS8
    Mus musculus
    Rps8
    Rattus norvegicus
    LOC297756
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    RPS8A
    Schizosaccharomyces pombe
    rps8b

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