Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for wah-1 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 1943)

Symbol
wah-1
Name
Worm AIF (apoptosis inducing factor) Homolog
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference of wah-1 extends mean lifespan (by 12.7%) compared to wild-type worms.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 13% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    GenAge human genes
    • A homolog of this gene for Homo sapiens is present as AIFM1

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    pdcd8
    Drosophila melanogaster
    AIF
    Homo sapiens
    AIFM1
    Mus musculus
    Aifm1
    Rattus norvegicus
    Aifm1

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