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Table 3 Correlation analyses of retention ratios and the number of days since start-up

From: Comparison of the bacterial community composition in the granular and the suspended phase of sequencing batch reactors

  R1 R2 R3
p R p r p r
g__Acidovorax 0.8285 −0.0668 0.0099** 0.6841 0.0065** 0.7104
g__Bdellovibrio 0.2792 0.3584 0.0579• 0.5380 0.0143* 0.7405
g__Brevundimonas 0.0084** 0.6947 0.0953• 0.4821 0.0542• 0.5449
g__Comamonas 0.8125 −0.0731 0.0127* 0.6915 0.3800 0.2941
g__Flavobacterium 0.0073** 0.7033 0.0006*** 0.8418 0.0596• 0.5350
g__Hydrogenophaga 0.0720• 0.5145 0.6511  0.1388 0.0198* 0.6346
g__Leptothrix 0.5783 0.1702 0.0376* −0.5803 0.6190 0.1525
g__Meganema 0.0296* −0.6524 0.1573 −0.4352 0.1005 −0.4756
g__Paracoccus 0.2592 0.3377 0.5587 0.1789 0.9165 0.0323
g__Pseudorhodobacter 0.0042** 0.7350 0.4281 0.2408 0.8144 −0.0723
g__Rhodobacter 0.1282 0.4443 0.4015 0.2545 0.8502 0.0612
g__Simplicispira 0.5592 0.1787 0.2985 0.3125 0.1308 0.4417
g__Taibaiella 0.5992 −0.1610 0.4869 0.3181 0.1255 0.4471
g__Thauera 0.4142 −0.2479 0.0008*** 0.8100 0.0258* 0.6132
g__Zoogloea 0.4673 −0.2324 0.9779 −0.0090 0.5396 −0.1875
OTU_11 0.4770 −0.2167 0.4361 0.2368 0.3820 −0.2778
OTU_6 0.0007*** 0.8571 0.0105* 0.7612 0.0185* 0.6640
OTU_3 0.2225 0.3632 0.7140 0.1331 0.0049** 0.7767
g__CYCU.0281 0.5169 0.1979 0.0103* 0.6818 0.0677* 0.5437
  1. Significant correlations are marked with asterisk(s). Cutoff levels: (•) p < 0.1, (*) p < 0.05, (**) p < 0.01, (***) p < 0.001. For OTU_3, OTU_6 and OTU_11, the closest matches by BLASTn (Altschul et al. 1990) are shown in Additional file 1: Table S2