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Principal co-ordinates analysis (PCoA) plot based on the OTU level from 25 coral species. The scatter plot is of principal coordinate 1 (PC1) vs. principal coordinate 2 (PC2). PC1 and PC2 represent the principal factors affecting bacterial composition associated with corals.

Principal co-ordinates analysis (PCoA) plot based on the OTU level from 25 coral species. The scatter plot is of principal coordinate 1 (PC1) vs. principal coordinate 2 (PC2). PC1 and PC2 represent the principal factors affecting bacterial composition associated with corals.

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Changes in the microbial community associated with environmental impacts can lead to opportunistic infections, coral disease and death. Diversity analysis and community comparison were performed on 23 collected soft Coral specimens from South China See surrounding Hainan Province (China) based on Illumina MiSeq sequencing. The results showed that P...

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... analysis obviously showed seven separated groups (Figure 7). Although result cannot display a relationship between bacterial diversity and localities, it can be generally documented that in each locality bacterial characteristics of same coral species were clustered in separated group. ...
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... analysis obviously showed seven separated groups (Figure 7). Although result cannot display a relationship between bacterial diversity and localities, it can be generally documented that in each locality bacterial characteristics of same coral species were clustered in separated group. ...

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