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Table 2 Alpha diversity of the piglet gut microbiota using 16S rRNA gene sequences

From: The dynamics of the piglet gut microbiome during the weaning transition in association with health and nutrition

Diversity index Nursing Weaned P-value
PD whole tree 17.58 ± 2.94 13.03 ± 2.45 0.003
Shannon 5.13 ± 0.80 4.58 ± 1.06 0.223
Simpson 0.89 ± 0.07 0.82 ± 0.13 0.189
Chao1 1192.99 ± 324.63 1090.64 ± 287.64 0.463
Observed OTUs 631.56 ± 159.71 543.72 ± 134.26 0.237
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD (n = 10 per group)
  2. OTU operational taxonomic unit