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Table 2 Number of observed diversity and estimated sample coverage (ESC) for 16S rRNA amplicons analyzed

From: Apical periodontitis: preliminary assessment of microbiota by 16S rRNA high throughput amplicon target sequencing

Samplea OTUs ESC chao1 Shannon Index
RC_1 202.00 1.00 209.46 4.48
RC _2 67.00 0.99 80.13 2.21
RC _3 164.00 1.00 171.16 2.24
RC _4 86.00 0.99 109.40 2.86
RC _5 143.00 1.00 155.83 2.34
PG_6 129.00 1.00 135.00 2.58
PG_7 49.00 0.99 56.33 1.90
PG_9 22.00 0.96 61.00 2.29
PG_10 49.00 0.97 76.60 2.34
  1. aSamples are labeled according to type Periapical Granuloma (PG) and Radicular Cyst (RC)