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Table 1 Diversity index

From: High-throughput sequencing technology to reveal the composition and function of cecal microbiota in Dagu chicken

Group (n = 6) 12-w 18-w
OD ID OD ID
Chao 4128 ± 733b 2273 ± 145a 2798 ± 223a 2814 ± 209a
ACE 5877 ± 1180b 3101 ± 218a 3884 ± 354a 3862 ± 323a
Simpson 0.037 ± 0.0087ab 0.088 ± 0.0231c 0.030 ± 0.0024a 0.064 ± 0.0141bc
  1. Means with the same superscript within the same row are not significantly different,with the different small letters are significant; the means difference is significant at the 0.05 level