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Table 1 Effect of P. luminescens on C. elegans lifespan

From: Activated and inactivated immune responses in Caenorhabditis elegans against Photorhabdus luminescens TT01

Trial Genotype Lifespan* % increase n P value**
1 N2, Blank(RNAi) 63.7   39  
  N2, pmk-1(RNAi) 42.4 −33.4 73 < 0.005
  N2, daf-16(RNAi) 55.9 −12.2 47 > 0.05
  N2, daf-2(RNAi) 140.0 +119.8 42 < 0.005
2 N2, Blank(RNAi) 65.3   77  
  N2, pmk-1(RNAi) 48.5 −25.8 79 < 0.005
  N2, daf-16(RNAi) 55.6 −14.8 71 > 0.05
3 N2, Blank(RNAi) 75.0   81  
  N2, pmk-1(RNAi) 38.6 −48.5 84 < 0.005
  N2, daf-2(RNAi) 125.3 +67.1 51 < 0.005
4 N2, Blank(RNAi) 53.9   51  
  N2, daf-16(RNAi) 56.7 +5.2 79 > 0.05
  N2, daf-2(RNAi) 117.4 +118.0 75 < 0.005
5 N2, Blank(RNAi) 62.1   63  
  daf-16(mu86), Blank(RNAi) 57.5 −7.3 39 > 0.05
  daf-16(mu86), daf-2(RNAi) 65.4 +5.3 58 > 0.05
6 N2, Blank(RNAi) 72.7   68  
  daf-16(mu86), Blank(RNAi) 62.1 −14.6 70 > 0.05
  daf-16(mu86), daf-2(RNAi) 62.5 −14.1 68 > 0.05
7 N2 64.6   87  
  ins-7(tm1907) 76.3 +18.3 83 < 0.01
8 N2 64.0   88  
  ins-7(tm1907) 77.1 +20.6 75 < 0.05
  1. *Mean lifespan (hour).
  2. **P values of each trial were calculated by log rank test compared with controls.