Table 2.

Phylogenetic affiliations based on SSU rDNA genes of the three most dominant phylotypes of the two replicates from the 63% G+C content fractions of the rainforest soil and the pasture soil

PhylotypeReplicateRelative abundanceb (%)Phylogenetic affiliationcMost closely related organism in RDP database% similarity
Forest soil
 HRS-46aA43FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC 994.3
 HRS-55aA15FibrobacterphylumAcidobacterium capsulatum96.5
 HRS-60A9Thermoanaerobacter and Rel.Desulfotomaculum geothermicum80.8
 HRS-47aB48FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC2693.0
 HRS-56aB18FibrobacterphylumA. capsulatum96.0
 HRS-50aB6FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC 2796.5
Pasture soil
 HPS-54aA21Beta-proteobacteriaBurkholderia pseudomallei95.5
 HPS-61A11Beta-proteobacteriaB. pseudomallei89.7
 HPS-49A8Alpha-proteobacteriaAfipia clevelandensis99.0
 HPS-52B19Beta-proteobacteriaB. pseudomallei91.2
 HPS-45B13Beta-proteobacteriaBurkholderia gladioli93.4
 HPS-64aB9Alpha-proteobacteriaA. clevelandensis93.2
  • a Data based on a nearly complete sequence

  • b Relative abundance of the clones belonging to a phylotype, calculated by dividing the number of clones belonging to the phylotype by the total number of clones analyzed.

  • c Only unambiguously aligned regions were used for the analysis.