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Species Drosophila melanogaster
Strain
Lifespan
Reference Lifespan
Lifespan Change
Lifespan Measure
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Sgrò CM, Partridge L. (1999). A delayed wave of death from reproduction in Drosophila. Science 286: 2521-4. [pubmed]
Details

The dominant allel ovoD1 allele extends female life span approximately 50%.

Other phenotypes: ovoD1 fails to synergize with chico for life span extension but does not prevent life span extension by chico [pubmed]. ovoD1 females are sterile [pubmed].

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
ovo non-null dominant 31429 View