Table 2

Comparison of direct fitness responses between different groups.

Comparison

Difference in direct response

P*


glu&mal set

glu vs. mal

-0.056

0.006

glu vs. glu/mal

-0.008

0.748

glu vs. glu+mal

-0.036

0.085

mal vs. glu/mal

0.048

0.114

mal vs. glu+mal

0.020

0.400

glu+mal vs. glu/mal

0.028

0.330

glu&lac set

glu vs. lac

-0.216

<0.001

glu vs. glu/lac

-0.084

0.036

glu vs. glu+lac

-0.094

<0.001

lac vs. glu/lac

0.132

0.012

lac vs. glu+lac

0.122

0.003

glu+lac vs. glu/lac

0.010

0.807


*Two-tailed t-test.

Values that remain significant (P < 0.05) following sequential Bonferroni correction for the six comparisons performed within each resource set are shown in bold.

Cooper and Lenski BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-11

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