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Table 3 The relationship between quantitative (Bray-Curtis Dissimilarity) and qualitative (Jaccard Dissimilarity) beta diversity measures of the oral microbiome and the expression of genes related to immune system, wound healing and barrier function

From: Systemic immunity shapes the oral microbiome and susceptibility to bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw

  r 2 for Bray-Curtis p value r 2 for Jaccard p value
Cytokines
 RANK 0.0872 0.040 0.0723 0.028
 RANKL 0.0611 0.089 0.0395 0.171
 TNFA 0.1169 0.010 0.0176 0.542
 IL17 0.0073 0.810 0.0138 0.573
 IFNG 0.0256 0.419 0.0305 0.366
 IL1B 0.0677 0.095 0.0364 0.192
Growth and wound healing factors
 FGF9 0.0271 0.281 0.0298 0.247
 GMCSF 0.0391 0.168 0.0438 0.140
 CTGF 0.0319 0.230 0.0404 0.144
 MMP7 0.0235 0.328 0.0267 0.263
 MMP9 0.0177 0.462 0.0245 0.298
Response to challenge (endogenous or exogenous)
 AHR 0.0721 0.027 0.0768 0.034