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Species Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Strain BY4743
Mating Type matalpha
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]
Addition of 200 mM ethanol reduced life span extension from transfer to water, but this was suppressed by buffering the solution to pH 6.

Environment Interventions

Type Body
Transfer to water transfer to water at day 2 of the experiment
pH 6 buffer 0.1 mM citrate-phosphate buffer pH 6