Table 2.

rRNA probes

Standardized probe nameaAbbreviationSequenceFormamide concn (%)f
S-D-Bact-0338-a-A-18EUB338c GCTGCCTCCCGTAGGAGT30
S-Ss-P.puA-0986-a-A-19b PP986d TCTCTGCATGTCAAGGCCT30
S-*-Acn-0449-a-A-18ACN449e TTAATCTCGGTAGCCTCC30
S-*-D8-0647-a-A-18D8_647e CTGCCGCACTCCAGCAAT20
  • a See reference 2.

  • b Specific for P. putida subgroup A (31).

  • c See reference 3.

  • d See reference 39.

  • e Abbreviation used in this study.

  • f Formamide concentration used at 37°C.