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Table 1 Richness comparisons between pipelines

From: LotuS: an efficient and user-friendly OTU processing pipeline

  LB LR QDN QRE MOT
s_obs 119.2243 118.6378 243.1324 201.8838 119.0432
Chao1 142.314 141.8862 473.0673 273.9279 151.7102
Evenness 0.778795 0.778613 0.752087 0.807766 0.763974
Shannon 3.698957 3.690516 4.128862 4.253904 3.627188
  1. Average diversity and richness estimates for the five methods to derive an OTU matrix, rarefied to 2,000 reads per samples. LB LotuS BLAST, LR LotuS RDP, QDN QIIME de novo OTU creation, QRE QIIME reference OTU picking, MOT mothur.