TABLE 3.

Comparison of 16S rRNA gene libraries using SONS to estimate the fraction of OTUs shared among librariesa

LibraryFraction of shared OTUs
ABAbBa
FFID0.090.07
FFILP0.090.07
FFENT0.000.00
FFTA0.180.18
IDILP0.270.27
IDENT0.070.06
IDTA0.070.09
ILPENT0.130.13
ILPTA0.070.09
ENTTA0.310.45
  • a Ab, fraction of library A shared with B. Ba, fraction of library B shared with A. FF, fauna-free (negative control); ILP, Isotricha/large protozoa; ID, Isotricha/Dasytricha; ENT, small entodiniomorph; TA, faunated (positive control).