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Fig. 4 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 4

From: High fat diet induced atherosclerosis is accompanied with low colonic bacterial diversity and altered abundances that correlates with plaque size, plasma A-FABP and cholesterol: a pilot study of high fat diet and its intervention with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) or telmisartan in ApoE−/− mice

Fig. 4

Heat map describing the correlation of the alpha diversity and abundances of different colonic bacterial genera and atherosclerosis parameters. Bacteria genera shown were significantly altered (P < 0.05) by HF diet feeding in ApoE−/− mice. The colors range from blue (negative correlation; −1) to red (positive correlation; +1). Significant correlations were noted by *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 and ***P < 0.001; strong tendency of correlation was noted by ^P < 0.10

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