Table 1

Estimated densities (16S rRNA copy numbers per gram wet weight) of bacteria in the rumen (R) of the moose in October, 2010, Vermont
Sample Bacterial copies of 16S rRNA/g (SEM)
1R 8.46 x 1011
2R 1.61 x 1012
3R 2.57 x 1012
4R 2.02 x 1012
5R 9.36 x 1011
6R 1.21 x 1012
7R 2.77 x 1012
8R 1.34 x 1012
Mean (SEM) 1.66 x 1012 (7.27 x 1011)

All figures based on calculations using standard curves generated by the Bio-Rad CFX manager program: bacteria (R2 = 0.997).

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