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Table 3 L8 (24) matrix (four factors at two levels) showing the treatments from the OA design

From: Micro-CT imaging of live insects using carbon dioxide gas-induced hypoxia as anesthetic with minimal impact on certain subsequent life history traits

Treatments Factors
Age (d) Sex Exposure time (h) Exposure regime
1 IM F 3 S
2 IM F 7 R
3 IM M 3 R
4 IM M 7 S
5 MAT F 3 R
6 MAT F 7 S
7 MAT M 3 S
8 MAT M 7 R
  1. Note: Age: IM = sexually immature (1d) and MAT = sexually mature (4d); Sex: F = female and M = male; Exposure time 3 and 7 h correspond to scanning duration for micro-CT protocols; and Exposure regime: S = single (3 or 7 h); R = repeated (3 + 3 or 7 + 7 h)