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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain clk-1(qm30)
Temperature 20
Lifespan 23 days
Reference Lifespan 20.7 days
Lifespan Change 11.11%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Yang W, Hekimi S. (2010). A mitochondrial superoxide signal triggers increased longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Biol. [pubmed]
Details
Treatment of N2 worms with N-acetyl-cysteine had no significant effect on lifespan. NAC treatment slightly increased lifespan of clk-1 mutants relative to mutant lifespan.

Compound Interventions

Name Quantity Ncbi Id
NAC 10 mM