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Table 2 Statistical analysis of intracellular, cell wall and total UVAC concentrations for three red Antarctic mosses

From: Photoprotection enhanced by red cell wall pigments in three East Antarctic mosses

  B. pseudotriquetrum C. purpureus S. antarctici
t stat DF P-value t stat DF P-value t stat DF P-value
Intracellular UVAC 1.34 12 0.205 3.52 10 < 0.01* 3.91 10 < 0.01*
Cell wall UVAC 2.23 12 < 0.05* 3.60 10 < 0.01* 6.32 9 < 0.0001*
Total UVAC 1.81 12 0.096 4.21 10 < 0.01* 6.02 9 < 0.0001*
  1. Student’s t-test statistics and P-values (α = 0.05) showing differences between samples of Antarctic B. pseudotriquetrum, C. purpureus and S. antarctici collected from the field in early (Dec-2011) and mid growing season (Jan-2012; see also Fig. 3)
  2. DF degrees of freedom
  3. Significant P-values are marked with an asterisk
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