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Table 1 Diversity statistics among reads from grouped samples

From: Microbial community profiles of the colon from steers differing in feed efficiency

Feed efficiency group Sampling type No. of sequences No. of OTUsa,b Chao1b Shannon diversity indexb Equitabilityb Good’s coverage (%)
ADGhigh–ADFI chigh Subsampled readsd 100,000 5,764 ± 878 9,638 ± 2,004 7.85 ± 0.52 0.58 ± 0.02 97.13 ± 0.59
ADGhigh–ADFI clow Subsampled readsd 100,000 6,098 ± 1,028 9,874 ± 1,853 8.15 ± 0.39 0.60 ± 0.02 97.02 ± 0.60
ADGlow–ADFI clow Subsampled readsd 100,000 6,714 ± 1,148 11,538 ± 2,333 8.27 ± 0.49 0.60 ± 0.03 96.53 ± 0.71
ADGlow–ADFI chigh Subsampled readsd 100,000 6,063 ± 1,129 10,052 ± 2,003 7.92 ± 0.74 0.59 ± 0.02 96.99 ± 0.61
  1. aOTUs represents operational taxonomic units.
  2. bWithin a column, means for the individual subsamples did not differ (P < 0.05).
  3. c n = 8 among groups.
  4. dMeans among the groups were compared using ANOVA and the Tukey’s test.