Nameclk-3
OrganismCaenorhabditis elegans
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeRecessive
StrainBristol N2
DescriptionAt 20C, development is slowed down and adult life span is extended (Lakowski and Hekimi 1996) .
Gene FunctionUnknown. Gene has not been cloned.
Other PhenotypesMutant shows slow growth and rhythms similar to clk-1. Profound maternal and zygotic rescue (Lakowski and Hekimi 1996).
HomologsN/A
Primary ReferenceLakowski, B., and Hekimi, S. (1996). Determination of life-span in Caenorhabditis elegans by four clock genes. Science 272, 1010-3. [Abstract]
Other ReferencesNone
Relevant LinksWormBase: http://www.wormbase.org/perl/ace/elegans/gene/locus?name=clk-3
LocusLink: http://www.ncbi.nih.gov/LocusLink/LocRpt.cgi?l=267067
KeywordsCaenorhabditis, elegans, worm, metabolism