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Table 1 Most abundant OTUs, their taxonomic assignment at family level and closest type strain in number and % of clones for both clone libraries from captive cheetah faeces

From: Phylogenetic analysis of faecal microbiota from captive cheetahs reveals underrepresentation of Bacteroidetes and Bifidobacteriaceae

OTUa Bacterial family Clostridium cluster Closest type strain CL-B1 (352 clones) CL-B2 (350 clones)
OTU-2 Clostridiaceae I Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124T 6 (1.7%) 59 (16.9%)
OTU-3 Clostridiaceae XI Clostridium hiranonis TO-931T 48 (13.6%) 138 (39.4%)
OTU-5 Clostridiaceae XI Clostridium glycolicum DSM 1288T 1 (0.3%) 14 (4.0%)
OTU-6 Peptococcaceae n/a Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes DSM 11270T 33 (9.4%) 1 (0.3%)
OTU-7 Ruminococcaceae XIVa Ruminococcus gnavus ATCC 29149T 69 (19.6%) 20 (5.7%)
OTU-10 Incertae Sedis XIV XIVa Blautia hansenii JCM 14655T 36 (10.2%) 19 (5.4%)
OTU-12 Incertae Sedis XIV XIVa Blautia glucerasei HFTH-1T 32 (9.1%) 3 (0.9%)
OTU-13 Incertae Sedis XIV XIVa Blautia glucerasei HFTH-1T 29 (8.2%) 8 (2.3%)
OTU-17 Coriobacteriaceae n/a Collinsella stercoris RCA55-54T 6 (1.7%) 13 (3.7%)
OTU-25 Enterococcaceae n/a Enterococcus cecorum ATCC 43198T 31 (8.8%) -
  1. aOTUs which consist of at least ≥ 10 clones in CL-B1 or CL-B2; OTU = operational taxonomic unit; n/a = not applicable.