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Table 1 Results of pair-wise PERMANOVAs with 10,000 permutations comparisons of gut bacterial communities between the initial diet, the three diet manipulation treatments, and the reversed diet (on original data set). Significant differences are indicated with asterisk (*) signs

From: Flexibility and resilience of great tit (Parus major) gut microbiomes to changing diets

Diet pairs F statistic R2 Adjusted p value
Initial vs. mixed diet 4.894 0.1819 0.0009*
Initial vs. mealworm diet 6.261 0.2297 0.0019*
Initial vs. seed diet 2.127 0.0921 0.1369
Mixed vs. mealworm diet 1.001 0.1001 1.000
Mixed vs. seed diet 1.929 0.1765 0.3579
Mealworm vs. seed diet 3.015 0.2737 0.0819
Reversed vs. mixed diet 4.465 0.2182 0.0009*
Reversed vs. mealworm diet 6.258 0.2944 0.0019*
Reversed vs. seed diet 2.181 0.1269 0.0189*
Initial vs. reversed diet 3.768 0.1186 0.0009*
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