TABLE 1

Sequencing information

Sequencing characteristicAvg ± SD per sampleRange
Pyrotag length (bp)412 ± 31200–833
No. of pyrotags13,953 ± 9,8412,895–41,363
No. of classified pyrotags13,634 ± 9,6762,663–40,498
No. of pyrotags with no relatives283 ± 22931–1,079
No. of rejected pyrotags36 ± 462–234
No. of OTUs (97% sequence identity)1,541 ± 918234–4,209
No. of singletonsa521 ± 359 (33)53–1,578 (15–48)
  • a Values in parentheses are the percentage of singletons among all OTUs.