Delayed accumulation of intestinal coliform bacteria enhances life span and stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans fed respiratory deficient E. coli

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Gomez, Fernando ; Monsalve, Gabriela C ; Tse, Vincent ; Saiki, Ryoichi ; Weng, Emily ; Lee, Laura ; Srinivasan, Chandra ; Frand, Alison R ; Clarke, Catherine F (2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 12, pages 300-300 (issn: 1471-2180, eissn: 1471-2180)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3548685, doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-300
  • Subject: Intestine | Research Article | Pharynx | Life span | Microbiology | Respiration | QR1-502 | Probiotic | Bacterial colonization | Gut microbiome | Aging | Microbiology (medical) | Coenzyme Q

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Studies with the nematode model <it>Caenorhabditis elegans</it> have identified conserved biochemical pathways that act to modulate life span. Life span can also be influenced by the composition of the intestinal microbiome, and <it>... View more