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Table 2 Relative abundance of bacterial phyla found in the fecal microbiota of forty bison, divided into two different groups

From: The fecal microbiota of semi-free-ranging wood bison (Bison bison athabascae)

Phylum Group A (n = 19) Group B (n = 21) P value
Acidobacteria 0.00008 0.00004 0.43
Actinobacteria 6.4 1.2 0.002
Bacteroidetes 0.49 0.65 0.26
Chlamydiae 0.018 0.036 0.24
Chloroflexi 0.0029 0.013 0.014
Deferibacteres 0 0.00005 0.033
Deinococcus-Thermus 0.00004 0.0023 0.40
Elusimicrobia 0.000013 0.000008 0.72
Fibrobacteres 0.016 0.018 0.80
Fusobacteria 0.0029 0.0022 0.67
Gemmatimonadetes 0.007 0.15 0.038
Lentispaerae 0.0028 0.00005 0.24
Plantomycetes 0.15 0.42 0.065
Proteobacteria 18.7 42.5 <0.0001
Spirochaetes 0.035 0.022 0.35
Synergistetes 0.0001 0.0018 0.24
Tenericutes 0.0015 0.0030 0.15
Verrucomicrobia 0.54 1.3 0.056
Firmicutes 70.9 39.3 <0.001
SR1 0 0.000055 0.11
TM7 0.42 0.42 0.97
Unclassified 2.3 3.3 0.06
  1. Phyla that were significantly different area indicated in bold.