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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Sex hermaphrodite
Temperature 24
Lifespan 90.9 days
Reference Lifespan 14.4 days
Lifespan Change 531.25%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Houthoofd K, Braeckman BP, Johnson TE, Vanfleteren JR. (2003). Life extension via dietary restriction is independent of the Ins/IGF-1 signalling pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans. Exp. Gerontol. [pubmed]
Comparisons of longevity of wild type and mutants grown on bacteria vs. axenic culture.

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
daf-2 e1370 unknown

Environment Interventions

Type Body
Axenic medium Culture on non-bacterial, semi-deļ¬ned, axenic food sources.