Table 2.

Length heterogeneity between SSU rRNA gene primers 27F and 338R for selected plastid and environmental clone sequences

Organism or clone(s)ClassLength (bp)GenBank accession no.
OCS31Prymnesiophyceae317
OM21PrymnesiophyceaeU32671
OM13BacillariophyceaeU32667
OM81ChrysophyceaeU70717
R. salinaCryptophyceae318X55015
OCS20Cryptophyceae
OM283CryptophyceaeU70724
E. huxleyiPrymnesiophyceae319X82156
Isochrysis str. SAG927-2PrymnesiophyceaeX75518
Ochrosphaera neapolitanaPrymnesiophyceaeX80390
Ochrosphaera str. 181PrymnesiophyceaeX65101
OCS50Prymnesiophyceae
OM125PrymnesiophyceaeU70719
OM153PrymnesiophyceaeU70720
Odontella sinensisBacillariophyceae
Corethron cryophillumBacillariophyceae
OCS56Bacillariophyceae
OM19, OM20, OM22BacillariophyceaeU32668 , U32669 , U32670
G. thetaCryptophyceae
OM270UnidentifiedU70723
Glaucosphaera vacuolataGlaucosophyceae321
OCS54Bacillariophyceae
OM164UnidentifiedU70721
Skeletonema costatumBacillariophyceae325X82154
Skeletonema pseudocostatumBacillariophyceaeX82155
OM5, OM39, OM111, OM255Prasinophyceae II326U70715 ,U70716 , U70718 , U70722
OCS182PrasinophyceaeII327
OCS162Prasinophyceae I336
Nanochlorum eukaryotumChlorophyceae337X76084
Heterosigma akashiwoChrysophyceae354M82860 , M34370
P. parkeaePrasinophyceae360