Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for argk-1 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 2107)

Symbol
argk-1
Name
ARGinine Kinase
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Worms overexpressing argk-1 lived up to 25% longer at 25 and 20 degrees Celsius when compared tp the wild type. Argk-1 was found to be required for the reduced body size and increased stress resistance observed in rsks-1/S6K mutants.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Mean lifespan is 25% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Overexpression
Longevity Category
Pro-Longevity
Primary reference

    In other databases

    CellAge
    • A homolog of this gene for Homo sapiens is present as CKB

    Homologs in other organisms

    Danio rerio
    ckmb
    Danio rerio
    ckba
    Danio rerio
    ckmt2b
    Danio rerio
    ckmt2a
    Danio rerio
    ckma
    Danio rerio
    ckmt1
    Danio rerio
    ckbb
    Drosophila melanogaster
    CG5144
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Argk
    Homo sapiens
    CKMT1A
    Homo sapiens
    CKMT1B
    Homo sapiens
    CKM
    Homo sapiens
    CKB
    Homo sapiens
    CKMT2
    Mus musculus
    Ckmt2
    Mus musculus
    Ckm
    Mus musculus
    Ckb
    Mus musculus
    Ckmt1
    Rattus norvegicus
    Ckmt1
    Rattus norvegicus
    Ckb
    Rattus norvegicus
    Ckm
    Rattus norvegicus
    Ckmt2

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