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-46a A43 FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC 994.3
 HRS-55a A15 Fibrobacterphylum Acidobacterium capsulatum 96.5
 HRS-60A9 Thermoanaerobacter and Rel. Desulfotomaculum geothermicum 80.8
 HRS-47a B48 FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC2693.0
 HRS-56a B18 Fibrobacterphylum A. capsulatum 96.0
 HRS-50a B6 FibrobacterphylumEnv. str. MC 2796.5
Pasture soil
 HPS-54a A21Beta-proteobacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei 95.5
 HPS-61A11Beta-proteobacteria B. pseudomallei 89.7
 HPS-49A8Alpha-proteobacteria Afipia clevelandensis 99.0
 HPS-52B19Beta-proteobacteria B. pseudomallei 91.2
 HPS-45B13Beta-proteobacteria Burkholderia gladioli 93.4
 HPS-64a B9Alpha-proteobacteria A. clevelandensis 93.2
  • 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.