Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for tax-4 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 668)

Symbol
tax-4
Name
abnormal CHEmotaxis
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Forms heteromeric cyclic nucleotide-gated channel along with Tax-2

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Recessive loss-of-function allele can increase lifespan by up to 100%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Lifespan is up to 100% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    cnga5
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Cng
    Homo sapiens
    CNGA4
    Mus musculus
    Cnga4
    Rattus norvegicus
    LOC100911965

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