Table 1.

Frequencies of the SSU rRNA sequences derived from theArchaea and Bacteria libraries obtained from a sulfur mat hot spring in Iceland

Library and OTUNo. of clonesBacterial divisionClosest database match (%)
Bacteria
 SRI-4069AquificalesNAK14 (96–97)
 SRI-24033AquificalesNAK14 (96–97)
 SRI-2724Thermodesulfobacterium groupOPT4 (95)
 SRI-4815AquificalesThermocrinis ruber (94)
 SRI-937Thermodesulfobacterium groupOPT4 (96)
 SRI-2516ThermotogalesFervidobacterium islandicum (97)
 SRI-965Thermus-DeinococcusThermus sp. strain NMX2 A.1 (99)
 SRI-93NitrospiragroupThermodesulfovibrio sp. strain TGE-P1 (95)
 SRI-152ThermotogalesOPB85-OPS66 (98–99)
 SRI-2372NitrospiragroupThermodesulfovibrio sp. strain TGE-P1 (95)
 SRI-2802OP5OPS107 (98)
 SRI-2481Thermus-DeinococcusThermus sp. strain YSPID A.1 (96)
 SRI-1e1Thermus-DeinococcusThermus sp. strain ZFI A.2 (97)
 SRI-241New division?H1.43.f (82)
Total Bacteria clones171
Archaea
 SRI-306112KorarchaeotapJP78 (97–99)
 SRI-32527ThermofiliaceaeThermofilum pendens (99–100)
 SRI-4654DesulfurococcaceaeDesulfurococcus mobilis (97)
 SRI-3701ThermofiliaceaeThermofilum pendens(95)
 SRI-2981New division ofCrenarchaeota?WCHD3-02 (83)
TotalArchaea clones145