InterventionParaquat
Alternate Name
OrganismSaccharomyces cerevisiae (chronological)
Aging PhenotypeShortened life-span
Allele TypeN/A
StrainDBY746
DescriptionIncubation in the presense of 1 mM paraquat decreases stationary phase survival (Fabrizio et al., 2003).
Gene FunctionParaquat is a superoxide generator.
Other Phenotypes
Homologs
Primary ReferenceFabrizio, P., Liou, L. L., Moy, V. N., Diaspro, A., SelverstoneValentine, J., Gralla, E. B., and Longo, V. D. (2003). SOD2 Functions Downstream of Sch9 to Extend Longevity in Yeast. Genetics 163, 35-46 [Abstract]
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Keywordsrespiration, metabolism, Saccharomyces, cerevisiae, yeast, stationary phase, oxidative stress, mitochondria, uncouple