Drosophila Lifespan Analysis Service

Drosophila melanogaster is a prominent model organism utilized in the field of aging research. While various behavioral and physiological biomarkers associated with aging have been discovered in Drosophila, life span continues to be the most reliable indicator of the aging rate. At CD BioSciences, we offer a range of services designed to help researchers and scientists uncover the secrets of Drosophila lifespan. Our team of experts combines their extensive knowledge and experience in Drosophila research with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to deliver accurate and reliable results.

Introduction to Drosophila Lifespan Analysis

Drosophila melanogaster, commonly known as the fruit fly, is a widely used model organism in genetic and biomedical research. Drosophila has a relatively short lifespan, making it an ideal candidate for studying aging, longevity, and various age-related diseases. Lifespan analysis in Drosophila involves monitoring and recording the duration of a fly's life under controlled laboratory conditions. This data is crucial for understanding genetic, environmental, and pharmacological factors that impact lifespan and aging processes.

Fig.1 Simplified schematic of a Drosophila lifespan assay.

Fig.1 Simplified schematic of a Drosophila lifespan assay. (Linford NJ., et al. 2013)

Application of Drosophila Lifespan Analysis

  • Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Aging: Providing valuable insights into the genetic and molecular mechanisms that regulate aging.
  • Longevity Interventions: Allowing researchers to test various interventions aimed at extending lifespan and improving healthspan.
  • Drug Discovery and Screening: Drosophila lifespan analysis has been used as a screening tool to identify potential drugs or compounds that may have anti-aging effects. High-throughput screening using large collections of compounds can be performed in fruit flies to assess their impact on lifespan and age-related phenotypes.
  • Environmental and Lifestyle Factors: Drosophila lifespan analysis allows researchers to study the impact of various environmental and lifestyle factors on aging and longevity.

Our Services

CD BioSciences specialize in providing cutting-edge solutions for Drosophila research, including our comprehensive lifespan analysis service. With a team of skilled researchers and state-of-the-art facilities, we offer a wide range of services tailored to meet your specific research needs. Our Drosophila lifespan analysis service has the following benefits:

  • Precise Lifespan Measurements

    Using advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment, our experienced researchers meticulously measure the lifespan of Drosophila specimens.

  • Longitudinal Lifespan Studies

    We conduct longitudinal studies to track the aging process of Drosophila over an extended period. By monitoring various stages of their lifespan, we provide invaluable insights into aging-related phenomena, such as mortality rates, survival curves, and age-related decline.

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

    Our experts provide comprehensive data analysis and interpretation services. We employ advanced statistical methods and bioinformatics tools to uncover meaningful patterns and correlations in your lifespan data.

  • Collaborative Approach

    We provide guidance throughout the lifespan analysis process, from experimental design to data interpretation, and collaborate with you to publish impactful research findings.

Our Advantages

Expertise and Experience

Expertise and Experience

Our team consists of highly skilled researchers and technicians who possess extensive experience in Drosophila lifespan analysis.

Precise Lifespan Monitoring

Precise Lifespan Monitoring

With advanced technology and meticulous attention to detail, we employ excellent methods to precisely monitor the lifespan of Drosophila.

Robust Data Analysis

Robust Data Analysis

Providing comprehensive data analysis services, employing sophisticated statistical techniques to extract meaningful insights from lifespan data.

Want to Learn More?

CD BioSciences specialize in providing exceptional services in the field of Drosophila research. Whether you are investigating aging-related pathways, assessing the effects of genetic modifications, or exploring potential lifespan-extending interventions, our Drosophila lifespan analysis service will be an invaluable asset to your research endeavors. Contact us to discuss your research needs and learn how we can contribute to your scientific endeavors.


  • Landis G N, Doherty D, Tower J. Analysis of Drosophila melanogaster lifespan. Aging: Methods and Protocols, 2020: 47-56.
  • Linford N J, Bilgir C, Ro J, et al. Measurement of lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2013 (71): e50068.

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