Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for vps-16 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 719)

Symbol
vps-16
Name
related to yeast Vacuolar Protein Sorting factor
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Vesicular docking and fusion

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference decreased median lifespan by 21% in wild type animals and 38% in daf-2 mutants.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Median lifespan is 21% lower.
Lifespan Effect
Decrease
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    MGC162584
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Vps16A
    Homo sapiens
    VPS16
    Mus musculus
    Vps16
    Rattus norvegicus
    Vps16
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    VPS16
    Schizosaccharomyces pombe
    vps16

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