Table 1.

Observed and predicted T-RFs of archaeal 16S rDNAs from marine communities

Size of observed T-RFs (bp) with:Sizes of predicted T-RFs (bp) with:Archaeal species or clone
HaeIIIHhaIRsaIHaeIII, HhaI, RsaI
7119660869, 194, 606 Methanococcus sp.
71, 196, 608 Methanococcus sp.
713268070, 327, 80 Methanoculleus sp.
241326263242, 327, 263 Methanococcus sp.
215326263216, 328, 264 Methanofollis sp.
215326244217, 329, 244 Methanohalophilussp.
21519680214, 195, 79 Methanoculleussp.
217, 198, 82 Methanolobus sp.
215196242214, 195, 241 Methanosaeta sp.
215324263213, 325, 261Sta. Barbara Channel bacterioplankton clone SBAR 12
213, 324, 261Woods Hole bacterioplankton clone WHARQ
214, 326, 262Pele's Vents archaeal DNA clones PVA2, PVA3, and PVA4
214, 325, 262Clone Antarctic 12
NDa 213 and 21526322, 214, 263 Methanococcus sp.
ND32626322, 327, 263 Methanocorpusculum sp.
ND8627222, 86, 272 Methanococcus sp.
  • a ND, not detected.