The Effect of Vitamin C on Tooth Growth in Guinea Pigs
The response is the length of odontoblasts (cells responsible for
tooth growth) in 60 guinea pigs. Each animal received one of three
dose levels of vitamin C (0.5, 1, and 2 mg/day) by one of two delivery
methods, (orange juice or ascorbic acid (a form of vitamin C and coded
A data frame with 60 observations on 3 variables.
[,1] || len || numeric || Tooth length
[,2] || supp || factor || Supplement type (VC or OJ).
[,3] || dose || numeric || Dose in milligrams/day
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coplot(len ~ dose | supp, data = ToothGrowth, panel = panel.smooth,
xlab = "ToothGrowth data: length vs dose, given type of supplement")