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Table 4 ARG host species frequencies in each community

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

Sample site Different AR host species Unique AR host species Total AR host species Total species Relative abundancea
BG12-3 3 2 3 243 0.012
MS2-2 2 0 2 271 0.007
MS4-1 11 3 12 243 0.045
MS3-5 2 0 2 271 0.007
TG1-5 7 4 8 195 0.036
MGM-3 17 11 21 208 0.082
MS6-5 8 5 11 240 0.033
MS1-1 6 3 7 249 0.024
MG3-2 6 4 7 317 0.019
MtG22-5 6 4 6 216 0.028
MS7-5 2 0 3 241 0.008
PT-2 13 8 20 223 0.058
MS5-1 14 8 16 242 0.058
TG5-1 9 5 9 221 0.041
CN-4 15 8 18 194 0.077
MtG-4 9 4 18 210 0.043
MG6-4 10 2 14 229 0.044
  1. aRelative abundance is calculated by dividing the number of different AR hosts by the number of different species found at each site