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Table 2 Number of DNA sequences obtained during processing

From: High throughput DNA sequencing to detect differences in the subgingival plaque microbiome in elderly subjects with and without dementia

Processing step Total %
Initial Number of Sequences 101,081,862 100
Successful end pairing 44,142,704 44
PHRED score >5 36,213,577 36
OTUs identified and analyzed 34,655,555 34
Average sequences/sample 2,310,370 n.a.
  1. n.a. not applicable; OTU operational taxonomic units.