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Table 1 Details of human oral cavity samples from HMP, with associated abbreviations

From: Phylogenetic approaches to microbial community classification

Sub-sites Acronym Samples OTUs Seqs/sample (mean ± sd) OTUs/sample (mean ± sd)
Saliva SAL 281 6166 8596 ± 6034 521 ± 183
Attached keratinized gingiva GING 304 3741 8998 ± 5756 313 ± 105
Buccal mucosa BUCC 301 5370 9465 ± 10,268 447 ± 166
Hard palate HPAL 300 5848 8935 ± 6575 441 ± 154
Palatine tonsils PTON 304 5339 9586 ± 7247 448 ± 146
Throat THRO 301 6278 9053 ± 7233 422 ± 147
Tongue dorsum TONG 305 4400 10,351 ± 10,450 398 ± 129
Subgingival plaque SUB 301 5782 9877 ± 5926 495 ± 147
Supragingival plaque SUPRA 305 5277 10,413 ± 6564 497 ± 152