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Table 3.

Statistical results of ANCOVA for changes in the cholesterol content of whole individuals (somatic tissues + eggs of the first clutch), somatic tissues (soma = body of a female without eggs) and eggs of the first clutch,depending on the covariate dietary cholesterol level (Ch,log10-transformed) and the factor temperature (T)

Individual
Soma
Eggs
Factord.f.FPd.f.FPd.f.FP
Ch (log101,32 63.14 <0.0001 *** 1,32 18.87 0.0001 *** 1,24 19.63 0.0002 *** 
T 2,32 14.09 <0.0001 *** 2,32 17.83 <0.0001 *** 2,24 9.71 0.0008 *** 
Ch× T 2,32 3.31 0.0494 * 2,32 3.71 0.0357 * 2,24 1.61 0.2213  
Individual
Soma
Eggs
Factord.f.FPd.f.FPd.f.FP
Ch (log101,32 63.14 <0.0001 *** 1,32 18.87 0.0001 *** 1,24 19.63 0.0002 *** 
T 2,32 14.09 <0.0001 *** 2,32 17.83 <0.0001 *** 2,24 9.71 0.0008 *** 
Ch× T 2,32 3.31 0.0494 * 2,32 3.71 0.0357 * 2,24 1.61 0.2213  

The d.f. for the analysis of eggs is lower because D. magna did not produce eggs at low dietary cholesterol levels

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