Table 1.

Numbers of hybridizing bands and rRNA operon contents for E. coli, V. fischeri, V. harveyi, M. pneumoniae, and RB2256

OrganismNo. of bands detectedNo. of copies of rRNA operon
Escherichia coli6–7 7a
Vibrio fischeri7–99–11b
Vibrio harveyi7–98–11b
Mycoplasma pneumoniae21–2c
RB22561–2 1d
  • a Kiss et al. (19).

  • b Wolfe and Haygood (39).

  • c Amikam et al. (1).

  • d This work.