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Table 2 Effect of dietary supplementation with RS on relative abundance of four dominant bacterial phyla

From: Variable responses of human microbiomes to dietary supplementation with resistant starch

Phylum Before RS During RS (%) Change p value
Median ± IQR Median ± IQR paired t test
Actinobacteria 1.3 ± 0.6 6.2 ± 0.6 377 % 0.02
Firmicutes 37.1 ± 10.7 33.2 ± 5.2 -11 % 0.04
Bacteroidetes 53.3 ± 13.2 51.5 ± 9 -3 % 0.82
Proteobacteria 4.7 ± 4.1 4.8 ± 4.1 2 % 0.82
  1. IQR interquartile range