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Table 1 PERMANOVA of microbiome dissimilarities across three gut regions

From: Early-life gut dysbiosis linked to juvenile mortality in ostriches

  Ileum Cecum Colon
BC wUF BC wUF BC wUF
Disease 15.5 *** 8.2 *** 10.8 *** 11.7 *** 7.9 *** 18.2 ***
Age 2.1 * 0.8 5.7 *** 3.0 ** 7.1 *** 5.8 ***
Age2 1.6 * 0.5 2.8 *** 4.8 *** 3.5 *** 3.1 **
Group 3.1 4.9 2.8 1.9 3.0 2.2
Sex 0.6 0.3 1.1 0.8 1.1 0.8
Time since death 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.9
  1. Effect sizes are displayed as R2 values in percentage with the number of stars indicating level of statistical significance, ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05. BC = Bray–Curtis distances, wUF = weighted UniFrac distances