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Table 2 Diversity and richness of the tonsillar microbial communities

From: Defining the "core microbiome" of the microbial communities in the tonsils of healthy pigs

  # Reads # OTUsa Chao-1b Shannonc Simpsond Simpson evennesse
Pig E 43770 582 980 3.14 0.10 0.02
Pig F 11386 197 268 3.40 0.07 0.07
Pig G 16519 485 820 3.73 0.05 0.04
Pig H 28219 730 1224 3.42 0.11 0.01
Herd 2 Time 1 99894 1525 2513 3.58 0.06 0.01
Pig A 12268 128 161 2.37 0.21 0.03
Pig B 14885 190 235 3.17 0.09 0.05
Pig C 9392 182 237 2.81 0.14 0.04
Pig D 18387 135 291 3.23 0.07 0.11
Herd 1 Time 1 54932 453 628 3.23 0.07 0.03
Pig J 5523 122 191 3.26 0.07 0.12
Pig K 2760 67 88 2.70 0.11 0.14
Pig L 6295 167 233 3.12 0.09 0.06
Pig M 1351 57 87 2.45 0.15 0.11
Herd 1 Time 2 15929 273 382 3.23 0.08 0.05
Pig J Brush 13361 155 228 2.04 0.29 0.02
Pig K Brush 5672 102 141 2.38 0.14 0.07
Pig L Brush 9380 251 465 2.35 0.26 0.01
Pig M Brush 11265 136 164 2.83 0.11 0.06
Herd 1 Brush 39678 418 650 2.53 0.18 0.01
  1. a number of OTUs (based on 0.03 cut-off) found in each sample or herd
  2. b the estimated richness of an environment based on 0.03 cut-off
  3. c computed at the RDP Pyrosequencing Pipeline
  4. d calculated with MOTHUR [21] using a distance matrix computed at RDP Pyrosequencing Pipeline
  5. e derived from Simpson's Index where E = (1/D)/S, D is the Simpson's Index and S is the total number of species (OTUs)