Interventiongerm line ablation
Alternate Name
OrganismPristionchus pacificus
Aging PhenotypeLife-span extension
Allele TypeN/A
StrainN/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.
HomologsN/A
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