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.
OCS31 Prymnesiophyceae 317
OM21 Prymnesiophyceae U32671
OM13 Bacillariophyceae U32667
OM81 Chrysophyceae U70717
R. salina Cryptophyceae 318 X55015
OCS20 Cryptophyceae
OM283 Cryptophyceae U70724
E. huxleyi Prymnesiophyceae 319 X82156
Isochrysis str. SAG927-2 Prymnesiophyceae X75518
Ochrosphaera neapolitana Prymnesiophyceae X80390
Ochrosphaera str. 181 Prymnesiophyceae X65101
OCS50 Prymnesiophyceae
OM125 Prymnesiophyceae U70719
OM153 Prymnesiophyceae U70720
Odontella sinensis Bacillariophyceae
Corethron cryophillum Bacillariophyceae
OCS56 Bacillariophyceae
OM19, OM20, OM22 Bacillariophyceae U32668, U32669, U32670
G. theta Cryptophyceae
OM270Unidentified U70723
Glaucosphaera vacuolata Glaucosophyceae 321
OCS54 Bacillariophyceae
OM164Unidentified U70721
Skeletonema costatum Bacillariophyceae 325 X82154
Skeletonema pseudocostatum Bacillariophyceae X82155
OM5, OM39, OM111, OM255 Prasinophyceae II326 U70715,U70716, U70718, U70722
OCS182 PrasinophyceaeII327
OCS162 Prasinophyceae I336
Nanochlorum eukaryotum Chlorophyceae 337 X76084
Heterosigma akashiwo Chrysophyceae 354 M82860, M34370
P. parkeae Prasinophyceae 360