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Table 6 Statistical analysis of whether variation in asexual traits associates with variation in replication rate

From: Plasticity and genetic variation in traits underpinning asexual replication of the rodent malaria parasite, Plasmodium chabaudi

Full model Replication rate ~ G + PHZ + burst size + cycle duration + normo.invasion + retic.invasion + G: PHZ + G: burst size + G: cycle duration + G: normo.invasion + G: retic.invasion
Minimal model Replication rate ~ G + burst size
Non-significant terms removed from model
 G: cycle duration F(3,28) = 0.29, p = 0.833
 G: retic.invasion F(6,31) = 0.40, p = 0.871
 G: PHZ F(9,34) = 0.63, p = 0.762
 G: normo.invasion F(12,37) = 0.68, p = 0.756
 G: burst size F(15,40) = 0.90, p = 0.576
 PHZ F(1,44) = 0.44, p = 0.509
 Cycle duration F(2,42) = 0.39, p = 0.680
 Retic.invasion F(3,43) = 0.45, p = 0.718
 Normo.invasion F(4,44) = 1.66, p = 0.178
Significant terms
 Burst size F(5,45) = 2.50, p = 0.046*
 Genotype F(7,47) = 5.78, p < 0.001*
  1. Significant values are marked with an *. G stands for genotype, ‘normo’ for normocyte, and ‘retic’ for reticulocyte, and PHZ for phenylhydrazine treatment