Table 1.

T-RF lengths for various nosZ genes, as generated by the restriction enzyme HinPIa

Source(s) ofnosZ geneFragment length (bp)GenBank accession no(s)
Paracoccus denitrificans 28 X74792
Pseudomonas denitrificans 28 AF016059
S32B696I36 AF119918
Ralstonia eutropha 39 X65278
Achromobacter cycloclastes 40 AF047429
ProR77 AF119937
S32B696E79 AF119949
S32B696G107 AF119948
Sinorhizobium meliloti 151 U47133
S32B696B and -Q151 AF119952 and -42
Pseudomonas stutzeriZobell152 M22628
S321195A and -B154 AF016055 and -56
S321195C184 AF016057
S32B696F and -W186 AF119928 and -25
Bradyrhizobium japonicum 191 AJ002531
S32B696C, -J, -O, -S, and -AB191 AF119951, -46, -43, -41, and -39
S32B696D192 AF119950
ProA, -G, -H, -J, -S, and -T194 AF119919, -24, -29, -34, -30, and -31
S32B696K199 AF119945
S32B696L202 AF119927
S32B696R248 AF119926
ProB, -C, -D, and -E248 AF119920, -21, -22, and -23
ProP265 AF119935
ProI and -O268 AF119930 and -33
S32B696M283 AF119944
ProQ283 AF119936
ProV383 AF119938
ProL565 AF119953
S32B696A, -H, and -TNo cut AF119954, -47, and -40
  • a The S32B- and Pro- prefixes are clonal designations that refer to nosZ gene sequences identified from continental shelf sediments. GenBank accession numbers for all sequences are provided.