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Table 1 Mean quantitative trait data for all skin bacteria (>0.001% of reads in at least one sample) and abundant skin bacteria (0.1% of reads in at least one sample)

From: Trait-based analysis of the human skin microbiome

  mean for all taxa (mean for abundant taxa)
GC content (%) 50.6 (51.7) %
  minimum maximum optimum range
temperature (°C) 20.3 (18.8) 42.7 (42.3) 35.0 (33.2) 23.5 (25.3)
pH 5.60 (5.72) 8.30 (7.97) 7.04 (7.06) 2.74 (2.41)
NaCl concentration (%) 0.35 (1.09) 1.52 (1.68) 0.89 (1.23) 1.40 (1.14)