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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain sod-2
Temperature 20
Lifespan 20 days
Reference Lifespan 24 days
Lifespan Change -16.67%
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 sod-2 mutants relative to mutant lifespan.

Compound Interventions

Name Quantity Ncbi Id
NAC 10 mM