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Research Article

Caenorhabditis elegans Battling Starvation Stress: Low Levels of Ethanol Prolong Lifespan in L1 Larvae

  • Paola V. Castro,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Shilpi Khare,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Brian D. Young,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Steven G. Clarke mail

    clarke@mbi.ucla.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029984

About the Authors

Paola V. Castro, Shilpi Khare, Brian D. Young, Steven G. Clarke
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: clarke@mbi.ucla.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PVC SK BDY SGC. Performed the experiments: PVC BDY. Analyzed the data: PVC SK BDY SGC. Wrote the paper: PVC SK BDY SGC.