Bacterial phyla (relative abundance of 16S rRNA gene sequences, summed across replicates, n = 3) of non-spiked samples over 24 weeks of chilled (4 °C, dark) storage determined using metabarcoding. Sequences were rarefied to 13,000 reads. The 15 most abundant phyla are shown with the remainder grouped as ‘Other’.

  Part of: Brasell KA, Pochon X, Howarth J, Pearman JK, Zaiko A, Thompson L, Vandergoes MJ, Simon KS, Wood SA (2022) Shifts in DNA yield and biological community composition in stored sediment: implications for paleogenomic studies. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 6: e78128.