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Table 1 PERMANOVA results for Bray–Curtis and Weighted UniFrac distance matrices for eight variables

From: Gut microbiome is affected by gut region but robust to host physiological changes in captive active-season ground squirrels

  Bray–Curtis Weighted UniFrac
R2 p R2 p
Weeks post emergence 0.016 0.051 0.006 0.114
Compartment (cecum vs. ileum) 0.212  < 0.001 0.752  < 0.001
Tissue (mucosa vs. lumen) 0.047  < 0.001 0.008 0.053
Cecum only (mucosa vs. lumen) 0.001 0.995 0.032 0.189
Ileum only (mucosa vs. lumen) 0.271  < 0.001 0.248  < 0.001
Squirrel ID 0.027 0.002 0.006 0.110
Cecum only—squirrel ID 0.037 0.012 0.043 0.093
Ileum only—squirrel ID 0.028 0.314 0.004 0.908