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Fig. 1 | Respiratory Research

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From: Impaired diversity of the lung microbiome predicts progression of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

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a Total number of tuf gene was measured by real-time PCR. b, c The alpha diversity is shown by a box plot. d Shannon diversity index is compared between IPF with or without deterioration. e IPF patients who died within 12 months had a significantly lower Shannon diversity index. Box plots are expressed as the median ± IQRs, Mann–Whitney U test, *: p < 0.05. f Phylum and family level of operational taxonomic units from 16S rRNA gene sequences. Microbial subjects with > 1.0% relative abundance per sample are shown

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