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Table 5 Alpha diversity indices of ruminal bacteria in kids fed different diets

From: Palm oil protects α-linolenic acid from rumen biohydrogenation and muscle oxidation in cashmere goat kids

Index PMO LSO MIX SEM P-value
Observed OTUs 1739.5 1790.83 1790.33 35.57 0.518
Shannon 5.45 5.43 5.39 0.13 0.952
Simpson 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.658
ACE 2159.59 2212.18 2245.91 34.58 0.238
Chao 2172.17 2229.2 2267.18 40.01 0.270
Good’s coverage 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.0002 0.123
  1. PMO palm oil diet, LSO linseed oil diet, MIX mixed oil diet