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Table 2 Results of Adonis (bold) and pairwiseAdonis (Bray-Curtis distances) analyses of gut microbial communities of digestive tract regions of fresh (0D), two-weeks old (2 W), and two-months (2 M) old alcohol specimen

From: Cloacal swabs and alcohol bird specimens are good proxies for compositional analyses of gut microbial communities of Great tits (Parus major)

 ComparisonFR2P adjust
Cloaca (df2,18) 1.1440.12510.268
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W1.0350.07941
2 W vs. 2 M1.1730.14350.720
0D vs. 2 M1.4790.11850.477
Large Intestine (df2,18) 1.1440.12510.245
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W0.90880.06531
2 W vs. 2 M1.6140.18730.270
0D vs. 2 M0.08660.08660.993
Ilium (df2,18) 1.5790.16490.088
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W1.3260.09250.549
2 W vs. 2 M0.72680.09411
0D vs. 2 M2.2470.15770.108
Middle of Small Intestine (df2,14) 2.5620.29920.003*
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W1.4410.13790.420
2 W vs. 2 M3.8150.35270.06
0D vs. 2 M3.0970.27910.021*
Beginning of Small Intestine (df2,9) 1.2530.26370.219
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W1.7820.26270.492
2 W vs. 2 M0.82240.17051
0D vs. 2 M1.1970.19310.867
Stomach (df2,17) 1.2390.14180.198
 Pair-wise Adonis0D vs. 2 W1.0350.07941
2 W vs. 2 M1.1730.14350.720
0D vs. 2 M1.4790.11850.477
  1. *indicates significant differences