Rarefaction curves for bacterial 16S rRNA gene libraries. Dark and gray represent Sika deer feeding on oak leaves-based (OL group) and corn stalks-based (CS group) diets, respectively. Rarefaction curves were generated from the platform MOTHUR using the furthest neighbor method.
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