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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Temperature 20
Lifespan 19.8 days
Reference Lifespan 19.8 days
Lifespan Change
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect decreased
Significance significant
Citation Reisner K, Lehtonen M, Storvik M, Jantson T, Lakso M, Callaway JC, Wong G. (2011). Trans fat diet causes decreased brood size and shortened lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans delta-6-desaturase mutant fat-3. :. [pubmed]
Lifespan analysis of N2 animals grown on NGM plates and plates supplemented with cis-triglycerides showed no significant differences in lifespan.

Environment Interventions

Type Body
Dietary supplementation L4 larva were transferred to 6-cm plates seeded with OP50 bacteria and supplemented with either the cis- or trans-triglyceride at 25 μM