Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for acs-20 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 245)

Symbol
acs-20
Name
Protein ACS-20
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Fatty acid transporter

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
RNA interference decreased median lifespan by 50% in wild type animals and 70% in daf-2 mutants.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Median lifespan is 50% 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 FAT1

    Homologs in other organisms

    Drosophila melanogaster
    CG3394
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    FAT1

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