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Table 1 Relative abundance comparisons of different DNA extraction methods in each dietary guild

From: Performance comparison of different microbial DNA extraction methods on bird feces

Dietary guild Phylum FDR
Bead vs. MoBio Significance level Bead vs. Qiagen Significance level MoBio vs. Qiagen Significance level
Granivore Firmicutes 0.823 ns 1.000 ns 1.000 ns
  Proteobacteria 0.800 ns 1.000 ns 1.000 ns
  Actinobacteria 0.977 ns 0.980 ns 1.000 ns
  Cyanobacteria 0.937 ns 0.824 ns 0.975 ns
  Acidobacteria 0.888 ns 0.588 ns 1.000 ns
  Chlamydiae 0.918 ns 1.000 ns 1.000 ns
  Gemmatimonadetes 1.000 ns 0.907 ns 1.000 ns
  Nitrospirae 0.821 ns 0.831 ns 1.000 ns
  Chloroflexi 1.000 ns 1.000 ns 1.000 ns
  Tenericutes 0.740 ns 0.892 ns 1.000 ns
Omnivore Firmicutes 0.294 ns 0.255 ns < 0.001 ***
  Proteobacteria 0.102 ns 0.002 ** < 0.001 ***
  Cyanobacteria 0.476 ns 0.376 ns 0.338 ns
  Acidobacteria 0.491 ns 0.718 ns 0.403 ns
  Gemmatimonadetes 0.812 ns 0.541 ns 0.388 ns
  Actinobacteria 0.288 ns 0.397 ns 0.506 ns
Carnivore Proteobacteria < 0.001 *** 0.954 ns < 0.001 ***
  Firmicutes < 0.001 *** 0.077 ns 0.001 **
  Actinobacteria 0.680 ns 0.160 ns 0.262 ns
  Bacteroidetes 0.141 ns < 0.001 *** 0.671 ns
  Unclassified 0.008 ** 0.161 ns 0.537 ns
  Verrucomicrobia 0.040 * 0.068 ns 0.133 ns
  Chloroflexi 0.040 * 0.061 ns 0.186 ns
  Gemmatimonadetes 0.040 * 0.096 ns 0.117 ns
  Acidobacteria 0.008 ** 0.088 ns 0.137 ns
  1. Statistical significance was determined using a Student’s t-test with a Benjamini–Hochberg correction: ns: no significant difference; *: FDR < 0.05; **: FDR < 0.01; ***: FDR < 0.001