InterventionDecreased temperature
Alternate Name
OrganismAsplanchna brightwelli
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeN/A
DescriptionMean life-span and the times at which the reproductive cycle started and ended all increased as environmental temperatures decreased (Verdone-Smith and Enesco, 1982).
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Primary ReferenceVerdone-Smith, C., and Enesco, H. E. (1982). The effect of temperature and of dietary restriction on lifespan and reproduction in the rotifer Asplanchna brightwelli. Exp Gerontol 17, 255-62. [Abstract]
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Keywordstemperature, cold, heat