Research Paper Volume 11, Issue 1 pp 240—248

Metformin prolongs lifespan through remodeling the energy distribution strategy in silkworm, Bombyx mori

Figure 5. Effects of metformin on the expression of BmAMPK, Bmp53 and BmFoxO. Expression levels of BmAMPK, Bmp53 and BmFoxO at the indicated developmental stages in silkworms administered metformin (Treatment) or deionized water (Control) determined using real-time PCR. Bars depict the mean + SEM, n=9. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.