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Table 2 Diversity estimation of the 16S rRNA gene libraries of the 27 samples from the 16S rRNA sequences

From: Astragalus affects fecal microbial composition of young hens as determined by 16S rRNA sequencing

Group ACE Chao 1 Shannon Simpson
A (n = 13) 245.0552 ± 51.5936 248.4307 ± 55.2267 4.0145 ± 1.1526 0.8572 ± 0.0739a
B (n = 14) 241.7484 ± 54.5922 247.0312 ± 55.5076 3.2576 ± 1.4677 0.6973 ± 0.0617b
  1. Group A = control; Group B = basal diet + 0.5% Astragalus
  2. a,bDifferent superscript letters in the same column indicate significant differences