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Open Access Research article

Heritable determinants of male fertilization success in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Rosalind L Murray12*, Joanna L Kozlowska1 and Asher D Cutter1

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5S 3B2, Ontario, Canada

2 School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:99  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-99

Published: 14 April 2011

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Additional file 1:

Distribution of male sperm size. Size distributions of male spermatids for each of 7 strains (diameter, cross-sectional area, and volume). Box-plots indicate median, inter-quartile range (points beyond whiskers are candidate outlier values).

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Pairwise correlations of male reproductive traits. Pairwise correlations between average values of male reproductive traits for seven assayed isogenic strains.

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