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Species Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Strain YPK9
Temperature 30
Lifespan 17.7
Reference Lifespan 19
Lifespan Change -6.84%
Lifespan Measure
Lifespan Effect decreased
Significance not significant
Citation Kirchman PA, Kim S, Lai CY, Jazwinski SM. (1999). Interorganelle signaling is a determinant of longevity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.. Genetics 152: 179-90. [pubmed]
RTG2 is required for extension of petite life span.

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
RTG2 deletion / null 852640 View

Environment Interventions

Type Body
petite Petite cells are slow growing, form small colonies, and are unable to grow on a non-fermentable carbon source.