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Indy, short for I'm not dead yet, is a gene of the model organism, the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. Mutant versions of this gene doubles the fruitflies' average lifespan (this is subject to controversy)[1]. Its name originates from a repeated comic line in Monty Python and the Holy Grail[2]

References

  1. ^ Helfanda SL, Nerettia N, Wanga P, Roginac B (2009). "Reply to Partridge et al.: Longevity of Drosophila Indy mutant is influenced by caloric intake and genetic background". Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: E54. doi:10.1073/pnas.0902947106.  
  2. ^ Clever Drosophila gene names

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