TABLE 3

Numbers of sequences analyzed, observed diversity, and estimated sample coverage for 16S rRNA amplicons from selected samples from the three productions

Sample no.Sample descriptionBatch
DFE
ReadsOTUschao1ShannonESCaReadsOTUschao1ShannonESCReadsOTUschao1ShannonESC
1Whey starter4,5701919.171.311.003,0812632.001.551.002,9982135.001.281.00
2Raw milk2,6035372.461.460.997,951103104.504.691.006,337109126.653.721.00
3Milk + whey3,3752335.001.331.004,28697115.334.201.001,8431920.501.401.00
4Curd after cutting3,2722149.001.601.005,761106109.603.631.003,06185114.003.770.99
5Curd after heating1,9901920.501.791.003,115107111.504.301.003,1472951.001.571.00
6Curd after pressing3,3591720.751.281.003,7857078.252.431.002,7442130.331.341.00
7Curd after storage room3,6572935.881.321.003,750151166.115.951.003,1912223.201.851.00
8Cheese after salting4,3484973.002.221.003,6616572.561.891.008,1165271.432.291.00
112nd ripening month3,111137151.504.130.999,489102108.502.541.002,1973562.201.920.99
134th ripening month4,602108129.123.640.994,72299106.503.911.002,82849119.003.220.99
156th ripening month3,8834858.112.391.003,8587985.113.761.002,6393640.002.481.00
178th ripening month3,906188201.204.520.995,3344187.000.261.002,4953434.432.761.00
1910th ripening month3,723140159.034.030.994,891147156.004.051.002,5826272.002.950.99
  • a ESC, estimated sample coverage.