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Table 2 Bacterial taxa retrieved from ILMAH surfaces sampled at various time points of human occupation

From: Microbial succession in an inflated lunar/Mars analog habitat during a 30-day human occupation

Bacterial taxon Number of sequences from sampling time at
Day 0 Day 13 Day 20 Day 30
Total Viable Total Viable Total Viable Total Viable
Acidobacteria 15 11 89 47 15   49 41
Actinobacteria 2803 1156 17631 10697 14865 4806 23314 17663
Bacteroidetes 2733 538 2418 169 1719   1517 538
Candidatus Saccharibacteria 91 52 106 39 56   99 7
Chlamydiae 22 23 31     8  
Chloroflexi 94 42 49 59 19 28 43 11
Cyanobacteria 129 53 567 29 96   1704 541
Deinococcus-Thermus 50 9 7 1 3 2 4  
Firmicutes 6303 4719 17282 9604 13910 2212 23312 15422
Fusobacteria 11   54 1 13   111 5
α-proteobacteria 15956 4082 2959 1196 396 29 1893 1881
β-proteobacteria 10664 3051 1835 980 261 39 1242 1065
δ-proteobacteria 21 5 113 88 34 8 13 16
ε-proteobacteria 3   6 1    2 2
γ-proteobacteria 3088 1279 3561 1777 3997 27 2340 412
Parcubacteria    19 54 3   5 13
Others (4 phyla) 1 3 21 20 5   19 3
Unclassified bacteria 131 63 247 620 71 10 215 150