Table 1.

Bases used for phylogenetic analyses (E. coli numbering system)

Major groupingRange of bases used for analysesBases omitted
α-Proteobacteria32–47971–98
β-Proteobacteria33–51476–93
γ-Proteobacteria50–49476–93, 199–220
δ-Proteobacteria28–51976–93, 184–193
Gram-positive bacteria37–50871–97, 450–479
Cytophaga-Flavobacteria 73–513None
Verrucomicrobiales andPlanctomyces 37–51971–97, 184–193, 453–477
Cyanobacteria and chloroplasts94–451None
Unknown50–51969–99, 184–220, 452–480