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Species Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Strain BY4743
Mating Type diploid
Temperature 30
Lifespan 24 days
Reference Lifespan 5 days
Lifespan Change 380%
Lifespan Measure median
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Burtner CR, Murakami CJ, Kennedy BK, Kaeberlein M. (2009). A molecular mechanism of chronological aging in yeast. Cell Cycle 8: 1256-70. [pubmed]
Dietary restriction by reducing the glucose concentration of the medium from 2% to 0.05% glucose increases the chronological life span of cells grown in synthetic defined medium.

Environment Interventions

Type Body
Dietary restriction 0.05% glucose