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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Sex hermaphrodite
Temperature 20
Lifespan 25 days
Reference Lifespan 18.8 days
Lifespan Change 32.98%
Lifespan Measure mean
Lifespan Effect increased
Significance significant
Citation Apfeld J, Kenyon C. (1999). Regulation of lifespan by sensory perception in Caenorhabditis elegans.. Nature 402: 804-9. [pubmed]
Details
Several (but not all) mutations that cause defects in sensory cilia or their support cells, or in sensory signal transduction, extend lifespan.

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
che-13 e1805 unknown 186607 View