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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Sex hermaphrodite
Temperature 25
Lifespan 22.5 days
Reference Lifespan 17 days
Lifespan Change 32.35%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Kenyon C, Chang J, Gensch E, Rudner A, Tabtiang R. (1993). A C. elegans mutant that lives twice as long as wild type.. Nature 366: 461-4. [pubmed]

Mutation of daf-2 increases life span. Animals were shifted from 20 degress to 25 degrees C at L4.

Gene Interventions:

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