Table 2.

Similarity ranking for clone 710-9 isolated from freshwater aquaria and members of the Nitrospira group

rDNA source% Similarity to rDNA of:
710-9 sequenceN. moscoviensisN. marinaLeptospirillum sp.L. ferrooxidansM. bavaricum
710-9 sequencea
N. moscoviensis 96.1
N. marina 87.487.6
Leptospirillumsp.79.980.380.2
L. ferrooxidans 78.178.477.991.0
Magnetobacterium bavaricum 78.277.979.778.377.0
  • a Positions 24 to 1284 of 710-9 (E. coli numbering).