Drosophila melanogasterGenAge entry for teq (Drosophila melanogaster)

Gene information (ID: 2086)

Symbol
teq
Name
Tequila
Organism
Drosophila melanogaster (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Flies with a Tequila mutation (Teq f01792) had a 31% increase in mean lifespan. Both male and female flies were smaller and had reduced body weight. Downregulation of Tequila in insulin-producing neurons also significantly extended lifespan.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 31% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
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    Homologs in other organisms

    No homologs found

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