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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain daf-2(e1370)
Temperature 20
Lifespan 37.3 days
Reference Lifespan 43.8 days
Lifespan Change -14.84%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect decreased
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 decreased lifespan of daf-2 mutants relative to mutant lifespan.

Compound Interventions

Name Quantity Ncbi Id
NAC 10 mM