Table 1. Estimates of the parameters of the Gompertz mortality model with 95% lower and upper confidence intervals
Genotype a* LCI UCI b LCI UCI
dilp2GAL/rpr 0.00015 0.00010 0.00023 0.21128 0.19835 0.22505
UAS-rpr/+ 0.00037 0.00028 0.00049 0.22061 0.21012 0.23162
  • Mortality models and maximum-likelihood analysis were executed by using winmodest (36). LCI, lower confidence interval; UCI, upper confidence interval.

  • * Initial mortality rate

  • Rate of exponential increase in mortality with age early in life