TABLE 1

Summary of P valuesa generated by Mirkat

P valueBray-Curtis metricWeighted UniFrac distanceUnweighted UniFrac distanceGUniFrac distance (α = 0.5)
Minimum4.58E−52.64E−64.12E−62.64E− 6
Maximum0.0001298261.04E−50.0041913221.15E−5
Average7.87E−54.52E−60.0003950045.33E−6
Median7.70E−54.24E−62.05E−44.87E−6
  • a P values displayed represent the minimum, maximum, average, and median values generated from 128 Dirichlet Monte-Carlo instances for each of the 4 distance-based metrics shown. The optimal P value obtained when the 4 distance-based metrics were analyzed simultaneously was zero.