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Table 2 Intestinal location-dependent influence of age on the mucosa-associated microbial community

From: Maternal milk and fecal microbes guide the spatiotemporal development of mucosa-associated microbiota and barrier function in the porcine neonatal gut

ItemsWeighted UniFracUnweighted UniFracBray-Curtis
R2P valueR2P valueR2P value
Jejunum0.0860.4040.0890.1670.0840.392
Ileum0.0760.2080.094< 0.0010.1090.005
Cecum0.426< 0.0010.286< 0.0010.32< 0.001
Colon0.463< 0.0010.312< 0.0010.339< 0.001
  1. PERMANOVA was performed to test the effect of days after birth on mucosa-associated microbiota in different intestinal segments. P values in italics represent statistical significance (P < 0.05)