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Table 9 The number of OTUs and sample richness and diversity of cecal microbiota

From: Supplementation of amylase combined with glucoamylase or protease changes intestinal microbiota diversity and benefits for broilers fed a diet of newly harvested corn

Treatments OTUs per sample Good’s coverage Chao1 (richness) Shannon (diversity) Simpson (diversity)
Control 595 0.995 581.59 5.89 0.95
Enzyme A 568 0.995 631.27 5.78 0.96
Enzyme B 537 0.995 571.41 5.45 0.94
Enzyme C 555 0.996 586.81 5.72 0.95
Enzyme D 546 0.996 524.78 5.86 0.95
Enzyme E 529 0.996 492.43 5.64 0.94
  1. Enzyme A (1,500 U/g α-amylase); Enzyme B (Enzyme A + 300 U/g amylopectase + 20,000 U/g glucoamylase); Enzyme C (Enzyme B + protease 10,000 U/g); Enzyme D (Enzyme C + 15,000 U/g xylanase); Enzyme E (Enzyme D + 200 U/ g cellulase + 1,000 U/g pectinase)