Table 3.

Analysis of the genetic libraries by membrane hybridization with archaeal, group I, and group II probesa

LibraryNo. of clones belonging to:OTU(s) of other archaea
ArchaeaGroup IGroup IIOther archaea
AT-59522721II-CC
AT-2009169211II-JK
CA-15198931032I-AA, II-EC
ME-5747670
ME-450196173194I-BD, I-ND, II-JK, III-AA
SB-011029810
SB-200276237390
SB-200B189175140
DN-5898450
DN-200929200
DF-58547380
DF-200909000
DS-5929011I-AA
DS-200929200
AM-20A27627330
AM-20B28327760
Total2,3281,8504699
  • a Data for the SB-0, SB-200, and SB-200B libraries have been published previously by Massana et al. (26), and data for the AM-20A and AM-20B libraries have been published previously by DeLong et al. (10).