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Table 4 Alpha diversity indices and coverage from Control and Peptiva-fed pigs in each of Phase II and III diets

From: Dietary inclusion of Peptiva, a peptide-based feed additive, can accelerate the maturation of the fecal bacterial microbiome in weaned pigs

Index CON II CON III PEP II PEP III P-value
OTUs 383 ± 45 343 ± 32.5 400 ± 48 318 ± 33 0.471
Ace 1395 ± 184 1145 ± 159 1397 ± 187 1110 ± 171 0.510
Chao1 909 ± 121 790 ± 112 920 ± 112 703 ± 86 0.448
Shannon 3.41 ± 0.33 3.12 ± 0.23 3.72 ± 0.27 3.16 ± 0.21 0.357
Simpson 0.197 ± 0.05 0.222 ± 0.03 0.121 ± 0.03 0.189 ± 0.03 0.274
Coverage (%) 92.3 ± 0.93 93.3 ± 0.73 92.1 ± 1.0 93.8 ± 0.77 0.462