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Table 1 Summary of elemental composition of C. reinhardtii and D. magna

From: Nutrient-imbalanced conditions shift the interplay between zooplankton and gut microbiota

Experimental groups C. reinhardtii D. magna
C:N (Mean ± SD) C:P (Mean ± SD) C:N (Mean ± SD) C:P (Mean ± SD)
Control 7.5 ± 0.2 65.0 ± 6.1 12.1 ± 1.0 19.1 ± 0.7
N-limitation 16.7 ± 0.1 74.3 ± 8.7 16.0 ± 1.4 20.9 ± 1.2
P-limitation 15.4 ± 0.3 467.7 ± 89.8 20.9 ± 1.2 22.3 ± 1.0
Germ-free Control 6.7 ± 0.4 57.4 ± 5.8 15.1 ± 0.7 20.0 ± 0.8
Germ-free N-limitation 14.5 ± 0.5 67.1 ± 4.6 17.4 ± 1.1 21.1 ± 1.3
Germ-free P-limitation 13.7 ± 0.7 551.4 ± 71.4 21.1 ± 0.6 22.1 ± 0.8
  1. Mean mean value for different elemental ratio
  2. SD standard deviation