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Table 1 Number of OTUs and alpha diversity of the gut microbiome from three gut sections of P. canaliculata

From: Spatial structure of the microbiome in the gut of Pomacea canaliculata

TissuesOTUsChao1ACESimpsonShannon
Buccal mass719.0 ± 81.7 a538.5 ± 48.8 a541.2 ± 54.0 a0.8641 ± 0.08864.517 ± 0.754 a
Stomach808.6 ± 189.3 a, b702.6 ± 164.1 b698.8 ± 158.5 b0.8911 ± 0.05645.231 ± 0.772 a,b
Intestine1049.4 ± 184.3 b802.3 ± 153.0 b804.7 ± 159.0 b0.9282 ± 0.04025.860 ± 0.645 b
F8.027.076.931.726.00
P0.0030.0050.0060.2100.003
  1. OTUs, operational taxonomic units; a, b, groups with the same letters indicate no significant difference