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Table 2 Statistics for the microbiome diversity in zoo apes

From: The saliva microbiome of Pan and Homo

Species Number of individuals Number of sequences Number of OTUs Unknown (%) Unclassified(%) Number of Genera Variance between individuals (%) Variance within individuals (%)
Bonobo 3 558 247 4.3 5.9 54 2.1 97.8
Chimpanzee 5 2263 700 8.8 4.5 135 1.7 98.3
Gorilla 4 1943 644 5.9 8.8 100 4.2 95.8
Orangutan 5 2174 562 4.9 4.3 93 0.8 99.2
  1. Unknown (%) is the percentage of sequences that do not match a sequence in the RDP database. Unclassified is the percentage of sequences that match a sequence in the RDP database for which the genus has not been classified.