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Table 4 Select topological properties of global networks of fecal microbial communities of the offspring of rats with prenatal administration of PBS (Control) and VPA

From: The valproic acid rat model of autism presents with gut bacterial dysbiosis similar to that in human autism

Network property Control VPA
Total nodes 403 411
Total links 487 488
Modularity 0.856 0.843
Number of modules 55 60
Number of modules with ≥ 10 members 12 12
Average degree (avgK) 2.417 2.375
Average clustering coefficient (avgCC) 0.138 0.087
Average path distance (GD) 9.579 7.169
Geodesic efficiency (E) 0.148 0.185
Harmonic geodesic distance (HD) 6.772 5.398
Maximal degree 13 16
Centralization of degree (CD) 0.026 0.033
Maximal eigenvector centrality 0.268 0.374
Centralization of eigenvector centrality (CE) 0.249 0.359
Density (D) 0.006 0.006
Transitivity (Trans) 0.187 0.117
Connectedness (Con) 0.464 0.340