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Fig. 4 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 4

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

Fig. 4

The methanogen community composition in the cecum of sika deer at three time points. a The methanogen composition at species level in the cecum at days 1, 42 and 70. PCoA results based on unweighted unifrac distance (b), weighted distance (c) and bray-curtis distance (d), and the within-, and between- group distance based on bray-curtis distance (e), showing the variation of methanogen community at three time points. Canonical correlation analysis (f) and heat-map (g) showing the significant methanogens in the rumen across three time points. Black circles indicate the representative taxon at each time points. Mmc. = Methanomassiliicoccaceae; Mbb. = Methanobrevibacter. The asterisk means the unclassified methanogens at the family or genus level. C = Cecum

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