Table 1.

Phylogenetic identification of the partial 16S rDNA ofBacteria clones

Clone% Similarity to known organismaLength (bp)b
δ-Proteobacteria
 B2M2696.3Desulfosarcina variabilis 348
 B2M1695.5Desulfonema magnum 333
 B2M5695.1Desulfonema magnum 368
 B2M6293.8Desulfosarcina variabilis 274
 B2M3693.3Desulfonema magnum 404
 B2M193.2Desulfobulbus sp.351
 B2M3792.9Syntrophobacter sp.353
 B2M5392.8Desulfobulbus sp.319
 B2M4492.4Desulfonema magnum 397
 B2M992.1Desulfobulbus rhabdoformis 407
 B2M2392.0Geobacter arculus 319
 B2M2491.9Desulfurosoma succinoxidans 322
 B2M3391.1Desulfosarcina variabilis 369
 B2M4791.1Desulforomonas thiophila 346
 B2M5790.7Desulfosarcina variabilis 365
 B2M6590.6Geobacter sp.331
 B2M1788.9 Nitrospina gracilis 341
 B2M1288.6 Desulforhabdus amnigenus 414
 B2M2188.0 Desulforhabdus amnigenus 367
 B2M2087.0 Desulforhabdus acetothermus 345
 B2M686.6 Desulforhabdus acetothermus 358
 B2M1186.6 Desulfobulbus rhabdoformis 405
 B2M484.7 Desulfonatronovibrio hydrogenovorans 393
 B2M5579.8 Desulforhabdus acetothermus 367
γ-Proteobacteria
 B2M1594.6 Methylobacter sp.325
 B2M1894.1 Pseudomonas sp.408
 B2M4893.4 Aeromonas salmonicida 349
 B2M3293.2 Pseudomonas fluorescens 413
 B2M6091.9 Codakia orbicularis symbiont1,390
 B2M5291.9 Beggiatoa sp.347
 B2M7191.9Azotobacter paspali 344
 B2M6191.3 Lucina nassula symbiont1,368
 B2M2391.3 Solemya velum symbiont1,455
 B2M5491.2 Anodontia phillipiana gill symbiont1,415
 B2M6790.9Methylophaga thalassica 358
 B2M2890.8Codakia orbicularis symbiont1,334
 B2M3190.8Photobacterium profundum 306
 B2M6683.9Dichelobacter nodosus 353
 B2M7082.7Alcanivorax borkumensis 301
Cytophaga/Flexibacter
 B2M4597.1Bacteroides fragilis 313
 B2M4194.1Capnocytophaga gingivalis 340
 B2M3991.7Microscilla arenaria 390
α-Proteobacteria
 B2M2595.8Sphingomonas terrae 356
 B2M7295.0Sulfitobacter pontiacus 339
 B2M5893.3Rhodobium marinum 315
 B2M6881.8 Rhizobium fredii 1,098
 B2M5178.3 Rhodoplanes roseus 295
ɛ-Proteobacteria
 B2M593.6 Arcobacter skirrowi 344
 B2M793.6 Arcobacter skirrowi 344
 B2M1393.6 Arcobacter skirrowi 344
 B2M288.9 Arcobacter skirrowi 298
Spirochaeta
 B2M1992.7Spirochaeta africana 382
 B2M3892.7Spirochaeta africana 382
β-Proteobacteria
 B2M1492.2Methylophilus methylotrophus 336
Gram positive, high G+C content
 B2M4386.2 Streptomyces griseocarneum 298
  • a % Similarity was determined with the best match in the databases.

  • b The length is that of the analyzed sequence.