TABLE 1

Summary of MiSeq amplicon sequencing and α-diversity indices

Time point (h)No. of raw readsNo. of quality readsObserved OTUsGood’s coverageChao 1 indexShannon indexSimpson index
00825,301566,690970.57239.066.180.98
03632,036447,771900.65183.886.130.98
06464,707378,315900.64261.916.020.98
09351,613273,4322110.96481.933.750.83
12490,651417,6574380.99917.722.810.76
15526,607437,4046430.99981.753.630.83
18394,368337,3496410.991110.453.730.81
21380,868351,4947060.991130.463.620.78
24347,656322,1865790.991055.283.740.84