Table 2.

16S rDNA comparison of strain NAG-2N-126 and its closest relatives

SpeciesRDP abbreviationGenBank accession no.SourceNo. of differences/% difference compared with strain NAG-2N-126
Oceanospirillum spp.
 O. linumOsp.linumM22365ATCC 11336117/8.1
 O. multiglobiferumOsp.multigNAcATCC 3333699/6.9
 O. beijerinckiiOsp.beijerNAATCC 12754118/8.2
 O. marisOsp.marisNAATCC 27649136/9.4
 O. japonicumaOsp.japoniNAATCC 19191139/9.7
 “O. kriegiibOsp.kriegiNAATCC 27133143/9.9
 “O. jannaschiibOsp.jannasNAATCC 27135126/8.8
Halomonas elongataHlm.elong2M93355ATCC 33173173/12.2
Marinomonas spp.
 M. vagaMrm.vagaX67025ATCC 27119142/9.9
 M. communisOsp.communNAATCC 27118131/9.1
Marinobacterium georgienseNAU58339ATCC 700074110/7.8
Other gamma-3 proteobacteria
 Vibrio splendidusV.splendidX74724ATCC 33125205/14.5
 Vibrio fischeriV.fischeriX74702ATCC 7747202/14.2
 Escherichia coliE. coliJ01695NA231/15.9
 Serratia marcescensSer.marcesM59160ATCC 13880228/15.8
  • a There is uncertainty concerning whetherO. japonicum should be included in the genusOceanospirillum (34).

  • bO. kriegii” and “O. jannaschii” are not recognized members of the genusOceanospirillum (23, 34).

  • c NA, not available.