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Species Caenorhabditis elegans
Strain N2
Sex hermaphrodite
Temperature 20
Lifespan 15 days
Reference Lifespan 17 days
Lifespan Change -11.76%
Lifespan Measure median
Lifespan Effect decreased
Significance significant
Citation Larsen PL, Clarke CF. (2002). Extension of life-span in Caenorhabditis elegans by a diet lacking coenzyme Q.. Science 295: 120-3. [pubmed]

Mutation of fer-15 results in a slightreduction in mean life-span.

Other phenotypes: Dietary restriction of coenzyme Q extends the life-span of fer-15 animals. fer-15(b26ts) animals are temperature sensitive and sterile.

Gene Interventions:

Symbol Allele Allele Type NCBI Gene ID More
fer-15 b26 non-null recessive