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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Sex hermaphrodite
Temperature 20
Lifespan 21.1 days
Reference Lifespan 21.7 days
Lifespan Change -2.76%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect decreased
Significance not significant
Citation Mehta R, Steinkraus KA, Sutphin GL, Ramos FJ, Shamieh LS, Huh A, Davis C, Chandler-Brown D, Kaeberlein M. (2009). Proteasomal regulation of the hypoxic response modulates aging in C. elegans. Science 324: 1196-8. [pubmed]
Deletion of hif-1 suppressed the life span extension of vhl-1(ok161) mutants. These data support the model that deletion of VHL-1 promotes longevity by activating HIF-1.

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
hif-1 ia04 deletion / null
vhl-1 ok161 deletion / null