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. linum Osp.linum M22365 ATCC 11336117/8.1
 O. multiglobiferum Osp.multigNAc ATCC 3333699/6.9
 O. beijerinckii Osp.beijerNAATCC 12754118/8.2
 O. maris Osp.marisNAATCC 27649136/9.4
 O. japonicuma Osp.japoniNAATCC 19191139/9.7
 “O. kriegiib Osp.kriegiNAATCC 27133143/9.9
 “O. jannaschiib Osp.jannasNAATCC 27135126/8.8
Halomonas elongata Hlm.elong2 M93355 ATCC 33173173/12.2
Marinomonas spp.
 M. vaga Mrm.vaga X67025 ATCC 27119142/9.9
 M. communis Osp.communNAATCC 27118131/9.1
Marinobacterium georgiense NA U58339 ATCC 700074110/7.8
Other gamma-3 proteobacteria
 Vibrio splendidus V.splendid X74724 ATCC 33125205/14.5
 Vibrio fischeri V.fischeri X74702 ATCC 7747202/14.2
 Escherichia coli E. coli J01695 NA231/15.9
 Serratia marcescens Ser.marces M59160 ATCC 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.