Table 2.

Similarity ranking of clones A-4 and A-11 retrieved from activated sludge and members of the Nitrospira phylum

rDNA source% Similarity to rDNA of:
A-4A-11710-9SBR clone X84560N. moscoviensisN. marinaLeptospirillumsp.L. ferrooxidans
A-4 sequence
A-11 sequence99.8
710-9 sequence92.292.0
SBR cloneX8456097.096.592.1
N. moscoviensis94.093.894.791.6
N. marina88.288.087.283.088.8
Leptospirillumsp.80.980.779.976.580.081.3
L. ferrooxidans81.681.479.277.380.881.493.0
M. bavaricum80.380.278.573.979.980.879.781.4