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Table 2 Summary statistics of the relationship between reaction content, phylogeny, and essential nutrients

From: Phenotypic differentiation of gastrointestinal microbes is reflected in their encoded metabolic repertoires

  Reaction/phylogeny    Reaction/essential nutrients   
(exponential modela) (linear model)
Taxon considered Spearman correlation R 2 RMSE Pearson correlation R 2 RMSE
All taxa 0.59b 0.62b 0.11 0.48 0.23 0.03
 Class       
Bacilli 0.68b 0.69b 0.08 0.58b 0.34 0.02
Clostridia 0.61b 0.39 0.12 0.67b 0.45 0.02
Bacteroidia 0.90b 0.80b 0.06 0.62b 0.38 0.02
Actinobacteria 0.80b 0.76b 0.16 0.86b 0.74b 0.02
γ-Proteobacteria 0.78b 0.56b 0.11 0.72b 0.52b 0.01
 Genus       
Lactobacillus 0.75b 0.70b 0.08 0.56b 0.31 0.03
Bifidobacterium 0.42 0.29 0.07 0.83b 0.69b 0.01
Bacteroides 0.81b 0.79b 0.05 0.33 0.11 0.02
  1. aThe exponential model was represented by a linear regression of semi-logarithmic transformed data
  2. bValues above 0.5