Table 3

Estimation of taxonomic profiles in obese and lean gut microbiomes

Phylum

p value

Enriched

Notes


Actinobacteria

0.03

Obese

Confirms original study

Bacteroidetes

0.48

Lean

Large variance

Euryarchaeota

0.04

Obese

Novel

Firmicutes

0.41

Lean

Confirms original study

Verrucomicrobia

< 0.01

Lean

Confirms [16]


Comparison of taxonomic profiles, estimated by MetaPhyler, between obese and lean gut microbiomes at the phylum level.

Liu et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 2):S4   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S2-S4

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