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Table 1 ARG and ARG family frequencies and relative abundances found across the 17 sites

From: A reservoir of ‘historical’ antibiotic resistance genes in remote pristine Antarctic soils

Sample site Different ARGs Unique ARGs Total ARGs Relative abundancea Different ARG families Unique ARG families Total ARG families Relative abundancea
BG12-3 3 0 3 1.34e−05 2 0 3 0.67
MS2-2 2 0 2 1.34e−05 2 0 2 1.0
MS4-1 10 4 12 2.02e−05 8 1 12 0.8
MS3-5 2 1 2 1.64e−05 2 0 2 1.0
TG1-5 8 3 8 2.87e−05 6 0 8 0.75
MGM-3 16 7 21 3.74e−05 11 1 21 0.6875
MS6-5 10 3 11 3.08e−05 5 0 11 0.5
MS1-1 7 2 7 2.19e−05 6 2 7 0.86
MG3-2 7 3 7 3.81e−05 6 0 7 0.86
MtG22-5 5 1 6 2.68e−05 4 0 6 0.8
MS7-5 3 1 3 2.01e−05 2 0 3 0.67
PT-2 14 5 20 3.38e−05 7 0 20 0.5
MS5-1 16 6 16 2.90e−05 10 0 16 0.63
TG5-1 9 4 9 2.35e−05 6 1 9 0.67
CN-4 15 5 18 5.68e−05 10 2 18 0.67
MtG-4 11 2 18 2.20e−05 5 0 18 0.45
MG6-4 11 3 14 4.38e−05 6 0 14 0.55
  1. aRelative abundancy is calculated as the total number of ARG divided by the number of genes predicted per sampled site