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Table 1 Statistical comparison of linear and exponential models (from [49]). Cases A–C were linear regressions of the original data on rectangular coordinates; case D was a linear regression of the logarithm of the original data, so that the fit to an exponential case was tested.

From: Distinguishing between linear and exponential cell growth during the division cycle: Single-cell studies, cell-culture studies, and the object of cell-cycle research

Case Points analysed (no. of parameters) Segment analysed r 2 value
A 11 (two) First linear segment 0.99850
B 13 (two) Second linear segment 0.99888
C 24 (three) Two linear segment spline 0.99959
D 24 (two) Single exponential 0.99935