TABLE 1

Top-ranked OTUs according to the Randomized Lasso (RL) per flow cytometry functional group and lake ecosystema

Lake system and functional groupOTURL scoreBoruta selectedHNALNAPhylumClassOrderFamilyGenus (species)
Kendall’s tau-bP valueKendall’s tau-bP value
Inland
    HNAOTU3690.382Yes−0.43<0.001−0.287.9 × 10−7ProteobacteriaAlphaproteobacteriaRhodospirillalesalfVIIIalfVIII_unclassified
    LNAOTU5550.384No0.089NS0.220.011ProteobacteriaDeltaproteobacteriaBdellovibrionalesBdellovibrionaceaeOM27_clade
Michigan
    HNAOTU0250.362Yes0.46<0.0010.41<3.5 × 10−6BacteroidetesCytophagiaCytophagalesbacIIIbacIII-A
    LNAOTU1680.428Yes0.260.00920.45.9 × 10−5ProteobacteriaAlphaproteobacteriaRhizobialesalfVIIalfVII_unclassified
Muskegon
    HNAOTU1730.462Yes0.5<0.0010.28.2 × 10−9BacteroidetesFlavobacteriiaFlavobacterialesbacIIbacII-A
    LNAOTU0290.568No0.260.00290.491.4 × 10−8BacteroidetesCytophagiaCytophagalesbacIIIbacIII-B (Algor)
  • a Selection according to the Boruta algorithm is given in addition to the RL score. Descriptive statistics by means of the Kendall rank correlation coefficient have been added with the level of significance in the function of the HNA or LNA group (NS, not significant).