Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for eef-2 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 210)

Symbol
eef-2
Name
Elongation Factor
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Elongation factor

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference of eft-2 results in an increased lifespan.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 7.1% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
RNA interference
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    Post-developmental RNA interference reduced mean lifespan by 15%.
    % change in avg or median lifespan
    Average lifespan is 15% lower.
    Lifespan Effect
    Decrease
    Genetic Manipulation
    RNA interference
    Longevity Category
    Pro-Longevity
    Primary reference

      In other databases

      GenAge model organism genes
      • A homolog of this gene for Saccharomyces cerevisiae is present as EFT1
      GenAge human genes
      • A homolog of this gene for Homo sapiens is present as EEF2

      Homologs in other organisms

      Danio rerio
      eef2a.1
      Drosophila melanogaster
      Ef2b
      Homo sapiens
      EEF2
      Mus musculus
      Eef2
      Rattus norvegicus
      Eef2
      Saccharomyces cerevisiae
      EFT1
      Schizosaccharomyces pombe
      eft201

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