Lifespan

  • (noun): The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death).
    Synonyms: life, lifetime

Some articles on lifespan:

SIRT6 - Function
... The lifespan of Sirt6 knock-out mice is typically one to three months, dependent upon the strain in which the Sirt6 gene has been deleted ... By contrast, wild type mice, which retain expression of Sirt6, exhibit a maximum lifespan of two to four years ... engineered to overexpress, or produce more, Sirt6 protein exhibit an extended maximum lifespan ...
Life Extensionists - Current Anti-aging Strategies and Issues - Diets and Supplements
... or supplements—as a means to extend lifespan, although few of these have been systematically tested for significant longevity effects ... Other substances proposed to extend lifespan include oxytocin, insulin, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), and erythropoietin (EPO) ... Resveratrol is a sirtuin stimulant that appears to extend lifespan in simple organisms such as nematodes and short-lived fish ...
Leonard P. Guarente - Science
... longevity phenotype ], and that over-expression of SIR2 alone was sufficient to extend lifespan ... Calorie Restriction (CR) could extend lifespan ... The involvement of SIR2 in the metabolism and lifespan determination appeared to be conserved in other organisms ...
Life Extensionists - Average and Maximum Lifespans
... was born in 1875 and died in 1997, whereas the maximum lifespan of a mouse, commonly used as a model in research on aging, is about four years ... Average lifespan in a population is lowered by infant and child mortality, which are frequently linked to infectious diseases or nutrition problems ... Extension of expected lifespan can often be achieved by access to improved medical care, vaccinations, good diet, exercise and avoidance of hazards such as smoking ...
Cyclemys - Description - Lifespan
... has also been recorded living up to another 14 years, making it likely that the maximum lifespan of Cyclemys species has been underestimated ...