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Re-evaluating a test of the heterogeneity explanation for mortality plateaus.

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[Drapeau, M.D., Gass, E.K., Simison, M.D., Mueller, L.D., Rose, M.R., 2000. Testing the heterogeneity theory of late-life mortality plateaus by using cohorts of Drosophila melanogaster, Experimental Gerontology, 35 71-84.] tested, in populations of Drosophila melanogaster, a prediction of the heterogeneity explanation for mortality plateaus. They concluded that heterogeneity could not explain their results. We contend here that the statistical analysis was flawed. It was declared that there w...

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10.1016/j.exger.2004.11.010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Statistics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Experimental gerontology
Volume:
40
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
101-113
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-6815
ISSN:
0531-5565
URN:
uuid:f7795ad4-99d1-484a-8708-b0365fb6497f
Source identifiers:
97708
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pubs:97708

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