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Table 2 Effect of tea seed saponins (TSS) on the protozoal communities (% of total sequences)

From: The community structure and microbial linkage of rumen protozoa and methanogens in response to the addition of tea seed saponins in the diet of beef cattle

Assigned taxa BD TSS BDP SEM KW_P
O-Entodiniomorphida 83.94ab 70.50b 94.96a 3.51 0.007
F-Ophryoscolecidae 83.73ab 70.25b 94.76a 3.54 0.007
G-Entodinium 52.44a 29.45b 39.72ab 4.11 0.009
G-Metadinium 8.32b 6.67b 17.43a 1.97 0.048
G-Polyplastron 1.72b 9.10a 6.22ab 1.13 0.017
G-Eudiplodinium 2.46b 7.62ab 9.71a 1.14 0.030
G-Ostracodinium 1.00 2.81 2.08 0.60 0.806
G-Ophryoscolex 0.66 4.18 0.98 0.85 0.463
O-Vestibuliferida 12.78a 13.74a 2.99b 2.03 0.007
F-Isotrichidae 12.78a 13.73a 2.99b 2.03 0.008
G-Isotricha 11.82a 12.74a 2.83b 1.91 0.008
G-Dasytricha 0.95 0.97 0.41 0.16 0.211
O-Unclassified 3.32b 15.86a 2.07b 2.25 0.011
  1. Values within the same row with different letters are significant different (FDR-P < 0.05)
  2. KW_P values were the overall significant differences analyzed using Kruskal-Wallis test for the non-normally distributed data
  3. BD Basal Diet, BDP Post-control period, SEM Standard error of the mean. O Order, F Family, G Genus