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Table 1 Estimated operational taxonomic units in samples of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus through Rarefaction, Ace, and Chao1.

From: Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplusthrough tag-encoded pyrosequencing

Sample Rarefaction* Ace Chao1
  1% 3% 5% 1% 3% 5% 1% 3% 5%
Egg 576 388 361 780 466 433 696 427 396
Adult Male 299 128 98 452 167 124 457 174 125
Adult Female 237 110 93 339 143 117 366 154 138
Ovary 146 82 74 133 59 51 113 48 39
Gut 435 289 259 617 386 339 531 338 300
  1. *Values are averaged for adult male and female (n = 2), and egg (n = 3) samples.