InterventionCaloric restriction
Alternate Name
OrganismBrachionus calyciflorus
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeN/A
DescriptionThe rotifer Brachionus calyciflorus shows a 29% increase in mean life-span and a 25% increase in maximum life-span under conditions of dietary restriction (Kirk, 2002).
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Primary ReferenceKirk, K. L. (2001). Dietary restriction and aging: comparative tests of evolutionary hypotheses. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56, B123-9. [Abstract]
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Keywordscalorie restriction, dietary restriction, food restriction, metabolism