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Table 1 Multiple comparisons between experimental groups for negative geotaxis, catalase, scavenging and lifespan activity in male Drosophila melanogaster

From: Low concentrations of monosodium glutamate (MSG) are safe in male Drosophila melanogaster

Tukey’s multiple comparisons test Number of flies per group (N) Negative geotaxis Catalase activity Scavenging activity Lifespan
Adjusted P values
5% vs. 1% 50 0.8305 0.9396 0.9973 Log-rank (Mantel-Cox) test for curve comparisons; X2 (4) = 3.644, P = 0.4563
5% vs. 0.2% 50 0.7950 0.5285 0.9992
5% vs. 0.04% 50 0.9554 0.7355 0.7180
5% vs. control 50 0.7368 0.0088* 0.8915
1% vs. 0.2% 50 > 0.9999 0.9427 > 0.9999
1% vs. 0.04% 50 0.9967 0.9943 0.8845
1% vs. control 50 0.9998 0.0706 0.9773
0.2% vs. 0.04% 50 0.9933 0.9952 0.8476
0.2% vs. control 50 > 0.9999 0.2581 0.9626
0.04% vs. control 50 0.9843 0.1165 0.9967
  1. P values acquired from one-way ANOVA, “*” represents significant difference