Table 3.

Difference alignment of the target sequence of probe XAN818 and sequences of exemplary matching target organisms and nontarget organisms

SpeciesEMBL accession no.No. of mismatchesSequencea
Luteimonas mephitisAJ0122280GCCCUAAAC==================GGAGCAAUC
Pseudoxanthomonas broegbernensisAJ0122310GCCCUAAAC==================GGUUCAACU
Stenotrophomonas africaeU626460GCCCUAAAC==================GGUGCAAUU
Stenotrophomonas maltophiliaX959230GCCCUAAAC==================GGUGCAAUU
Stenotrophomonas nitritireducensAJ0122290GCCCUAAAC==================GGUGCAAUU
Xanthomonas campestrisX959170GCCCUAAAC==================GGUGCAAUU
Xylella fastidiosaM266010GCCCUAAAC==================AGUGCAAAU
Beggiatoa albaL409942GCCCUAAAC====a=====A=======GGAGAGACU
Acidiphilium acidophilumM793993GCUGUAAAC====u=Ug==========GGN
Gluconobacter oxydans subsp.oxydansX738203GCUGUAAAC====u=Ug==========GGAAACUUA
  • a The target sequence was 5′GAUGCGAACUGGAUGUUG′3. All target sequences begin at position 818 (E. coli numbering [6]). Equal signs indicate matches to the target sequence. Strong and weak mismatches are indicated by upper- and lowercase letters, respectively, according to Stahl and Amann (33).