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Figure 4 | Genome Biology

Figure 4

From: Temporal variability is a personalized feature of the human microbiome

Figure 4

Average taxonomic composition was different among stability classes across individuals. Individuals were assigned to stability classes based on quartiles (first = stable (blue), second and third = average (red), fourth = variable (green)) of median weighted UniFrac distances for each body habitat. Significant differences were observed across forehead (A) and gut (B) communities but not in palm (C) or tongue (D) communities as determined by rank transforming the most abundant bacterial families (>1% in any group) for each body habitat and testing for differences between stability classes using the nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis analysis of variance. Significance is denoted with asterisks (* = corrected P ≤0.05, ** = corrected P ≤0.01).

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