NameStrain HG25 [unknown gene(s)]
OrganismCaenorhabditis elegans
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeUnknown
StrainBristol N2
DescriptionStrain HG25 has a life span that is 20% longer than wild type.
Gene FunctionUnknown.
Other PhenotypesMutant strain is heat shock resistant (Yang and Wilson, 2000).
HomologsGene has not been mapped or cloned.
Primary ReferenceYang, Y., and Wilson, D. L. (2000). Isolating aging mutants: a novel method yields three strains of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans with extended life spans. Mech Ageing Dev 113, 101-16. [Abstract]
Other ReferencesNone.
Relevant LinksNone.
KeywordsCaenorhabditis, elegans, worm, heat shock