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Fig. 1 | BMC Microbiology

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From: Heterogeneous development of methanogens and the correlation with bacteria in the rumen and cecum of sika deer (Cervus nippon) during early life suggest different ecology relevance

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The bacteria community composition in the rumen across three time points. a Diversity and richness indices at days 1, 42 and 70. ** p < 0.01. b Bacterial composition at the genus level in the rumen. The asterisk means the unclassified bacteria at the family level. Principal coordinate analysis (PCoA) of rumen microbiota based on unweighted unifrac (c), weighted unifrac distance (d) and bray-curtis distance (e). Box plots showing within-group similarity and between-group dissimilarity based on bray-curtis distance (f). The different letters (a, b, c, d) means significant differences (Kruskal-Wallis tests, FDR-adjusted q < 0.05). Canonical correlation analysis (g) and heat-map (h) showing the significant bacteria taxon in the rumen across three time points. Black circles indicate the representative taxon at each time points. The letters a, b, and c indicate significant differences between day 1 and day 42, between day 42 and day 70, and between day 42 and day 70, respectively. R = Rumen

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