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Table 3 Expression of feces antimicrobial activity per family

From: Feces production as a form of social immunity in an insect with facultative maternal care

Antimicrobial activity in B. subtilis S. aureus A. niger S. cerevisiae E. coli
Maternal feces Nymphal feces
Yes Yes 8 2 3 5 0
No No 0 9 3 3 17
Yes No 3 5 2 0 0
No Yes 6 1 9 9 0
  1. For each of the five microbial species, we reported the number of family in which an antimicrobial activity was found in both maternal and nymphal feces, in none of them or in either maternal or nymphal feces.