Table 3

Diversity and evenness of KEGG pathways
Metagenome source Sample Metagenome type Categories observedN Shannon diversity Index (H’) Evenness (E)
This study Cow 2202C Virome 20 2.192 0.732
Cow 657 Virome 21 2.162 0.710
Cow 1995 Virome 22 2.299 0.744
Cow 2028 Virome 20 2.052 0.685
Cow 2042 Virome 17 2.011 0.710
Cow 2165 Virome 16 1.911 0.689
Cow 3060 Virome 16 2.150 0.775
Cow 4570 Virome 15 2.023 0.747
Cow 5679 Virome 18 2.184 0.756
Cow 6833 Virome 19 2.125 0.722
Cow 6857 Virome 18 2.142 0.741
Cow 6870 Virome 16 1.756 0.633
Cow 7939 Virome 21 2.200 0.722
Average* Virome 18.4 2.093 0.720
Other Studies Cow 6993 [8] Virome 36 2.425 0.677
Cow 766 [8] Virome 34 2.553 0.724
Cow 7887 [8] Virome 35 2.580 0.726
Swine Faeces [18]+ Virome 33 2.398 0.686
Human Saliva [19]+ Virome 36 2.221 0.620
Pond [20]+ Virome 31 2.537 0.739
Cow 2202C[6] Microbial 27 2.731 0.829
Cow 3063C[6] Microbial 30 2.794 0.822
Cow 6803C[6] Microbial 30 2.778 0.817
Cow 6852C[6] Microbial 29 2.809 0.834
Cow 6859C[6] Microbial 29 2.860 0.849
Cow 6882C[6] Microbial 24 2.752 0.866
Cow 7920C[6] Microbial 28 2.762 0.829

*Average of all samples from this study.

CCannulated animal.

NNumber of second level KEGG categories observed in sample’s data.

H’ – Shannon diversity Index.

E – Evenness (H’ / Hmax).

+Multiple samples from study combined.

Ross et al.

Ross et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:242   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-242

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