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Table 2 Effect of late gestational HS on the richness and diversity of fecal microbiota in primiparous sows

From: Heat stress affects fecal microbial and metabolic alterations of primiparous sows during late gestation

Items Treatments P-value
TN HS
n 5 6
Reads 43,410.00 ± 4374.00 43,626.00 ± 5035.00 0.98
OTUs 685.00 ± 51.00 730.70 ± 27.54 0.43
ACEa 756.20 ± 47.23 787.20 ± 25.29 0.56
Chao 1a 753.70 ± 46.72 797.20 ± 23.03 0.40
Shannonb 4.85 ± 0.16 4.95 ± 0.13 0.63
Simpsonb 0.02 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.01 0.89
  1. Data are expressed as mean with standard error of mean (SEM)
  2. aAce and Chao are the richness estimators that indicating the number of different species represented in an ecological community
  3. bShannon and Simpson are the diversity indices that estimating the diversity of an ecological community