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Table 2 Effects of two different types of GODs and AGPs on the alpha diversity indices of caecal microbiota

From: Changes in the gut microbiota mediate the differential regulatory effects of two glucose oxidases produced by Aspergillus niger and Penicillium amagasakiense on the meat quality and growth performance of broilers

Item1CONAGPGOD-PGOD-ASEM2P-value
21-day-old broilers
 Chao2968.3ab2415.3b2915.4ab3538.8a135.270.018
 Ace4045.0b3209.4c4048.3b5110.8a214.390.007
 Shannon5.01a4.37b4.76ab5.05a0.100.045
 Simpson0.0230.0600.0330.0260.0070.192
42-day-old broilers
 Chao4320.14441.33112.43371.8330.180.407
 Ace6034.16500.43973.44402.1593.840.384
 Shannon4.984.744.984.970.090.793
 Simpson0.0410.0420.0330.0360.0050.929
  1. a-bMean values within a row with the same superscript letters were not significantly different (P < 0.05)
  2. 1AGP represents the data from broilers fed antibiotic growth promoters, and GOD-P and GOD-A represent the data from broilers fed GOD produced by Aspergillus niger and Penicillium amagasakiense, respectively
  3. 2SEM: Standard errors of the mean