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Table 1 Results of regression analysis of the logarithm of basal metabolic rate on the logarithm of body mass.

From: Data from necropsy studies and in vitro tissue studies lead to a model for allometric scaling of basal metabolic rate

Body mass n Slope (95% CI) Reference
0.0025 – 367 kg 391 0.707 (0.691 – 0.724) 10
0.0025 – 0.200 kg 208 0.624 (0.608 – 0.717) 10
0.200 – 10.00 kg 150 0.707 (0.657 – 0.757) 18
10.00 – 367 kg 33 0.877 (0.700 – 1.06) 10
0.0024 – 326 kg 619 0.687 (0.674 – 0.701) 11
0.0024 – 0.200 kg 382 0.652 (0.613 – 0.692) 11
0.200 – 10.00 kg 206 0.718 (0.674 – 0.761) 11
10.00 – 324 kg 31 0.902 (0.706 – 1.10) 11