Table 1

Possible terms included in regression analyses
Factor States Effect type Effect measured Relevant models
Genotype 10 Fixed or random F1 cross genotype of flies A,B,C,D,E,F
Diet 2 Fixed Diet that flies were reared and phenotyped on A,B,C,D,E,F
Load Continuous Daily bacterial load, natural log transformed A,B,C,D
Day 5 Fixed Day post-infection A,B,C,D,E,F
Uninfected fecundity Continuous Daily fecundity of uninfected flies A,B
Genotype*Diet 20 Fixed Differential effect of diet on each genotype A,C,E
Genotype*Load Continuous Differential effect of pathogen load on each genotype A,C
Diet*Load Continuous Differential effect of pathogen load on each diet A,B,C,D
Diet*Day 10 Fixed Differential dynamics on each diet B,D
Load*Day Continuous Differential dynamics of tolerance B,D
Genotype*Diet*Load Continuous Differential effect of diet on tolerance A,C
Diet*Load*Day Continuous Differential effect of diet on tolerance dynamics B,D

*represents an interaction between factors.

See Methods for full models.

Howick and Lazzaro

Howick and Lazzaro BMC Evolutionary Biology 2014 14:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-56

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