TABLE 2

Phylum-level taxonomic composition of the ruminal epithelial bacterial communities at different ages in kidsa

Phylum% of sequences at the following age (days):SEMP valueb
07284270LQ
Actinobacteria0.240.221.861.181.280.510.0960.139
Bacteroidetes1.573.3112.808.6110.573.770.0880.227
Chloroflexi0.000.010.800.220.420.110.0130.014
Fibrobacteres0.000.010.060.490.180.240.3440.453
Firmicutes1.947.0616.9954.7140.294.84<0.00010.009
Fusobacteria1.180.850.040.000.000.610.1510.363
Proteobacteria90.1386.2960.6528.6445.424.74<0.00010.0003
TM70.030.010.010.290.170.080.0670.562
Thermi0.231.211.131.310.000.490.5110.051
Unclassified4.630.810.744.061.121.730.5650.891
Others (<0.5%)0.060.234.940.500.540.150.0250.600
  • a Data for the top 9 phyla are shown.

  • b L, linear; Q, quadratic.