Table 4: Population-level parameters to be estimated by Bayesian analysis.

ParameterUnknownsPrior

Basal metabolic rate 𝜇 𝑣 0 Wide uniform
Σ 𝑣 0 Inverse gamma
Induction factor 𝐹 2 B Wide uniform
𝐹 1 A Wide uniform
Model/data errorσWide uniform

One each for PCBs 118, 138, 153, 170, 180, 187, in (mL/h/kg0.75).
One each for plasma, liver, and fat.