Table 1.

Virioplankton probes used in this study

ProbeSizePCR template or sample used to generate probePrimerPrimer sequence
Band 1aca. 40 kbJune 1996, station 818TNAbNA
RAPD 1220 bpJune 1996, station 834BCRA-225′ CCGCAGCCAA 3′
RAPD 2300 bpJune 1996, station 834BCRA-225′ CCGCAGCCAA 3′
RAPD 7370 bpJuly 1996, station 724TOPA-135′ CAGCACCCAC 3′
RAPD 10520 bpJuly 1996, station 724TOPA-135′ CAGCACCCAC 3′
RAPD E400 bpBand 1 DNAOPA-135′ CAGCACCCAC 3′
  • a Cut directly from virioplankton PFGE fingerprint.

  • b NA, not applicable.