Interventiongerm line ablation
Alternate Name
OrganismPristionchus pacificus
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeN/A
DescriptionGerm line ablation extends life span approximately 20% (Hsin and Kenyon, 1999).
Gene FunctionN/A
Other PhenotypesP pacificus is a nematode though to have diverged from C. elegans approximately 100 million years ago.
Primary ReferenceHsin, H., and Kenyon, C. (1999). Signals from the reproductive system regulate the lifespan of C. elegans. Nature 399, 362-6. [Abstract]
Other ReferencesNone.
Relevant LinksNone.
KeywordsPristionchus, pacificus, worm