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Table 1 Lifespan trials of the control flies and flies fed diets supplemented with R. rosea rhizome

From: Lifespan extension and delay of age-related functional decline caused by Rhodiola roseadepends on dietary macronutrient balance

Sex R. rosearhizome concentration (mg/ml) Median lifespan (days) Degree of median lifespan extension or reduction (%) Maximum lifespan (days)
Females     
  0 (control) 44   61.3 ± 0.5
  2.5 47 +6.8 59.5 ± 0.7
  5.0 50* +13.6 63.4 ± 0.6**
  10.0 50* +13.6 63.7 ± 0.5**
  30.0 40* −9.1 53.8 ± 0.4**
Males     
  0 (control) 42   60.3 ± 0.6
  2.5 43 +2.4 56.7 ± 0.6
  5.0 49* +16.7 64.3 ± 0.5**
  10.0 48* +14.3 63.9 ± 0.4**
  30.0 37* −11.9 50.4 ± 0.8**
  1. *Significantly different (P < 0.05) from control group as evaluated by Wilcoxon rank sum test. **Significantly different in comparison with control according two-way analysis of variance for normal data with Bonferroni correction.