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, 606Methanococcus sp.
71, 196, 608Methanococcus sp.
713268070, 327, 80Methanoculleus sp.
241326263242, 327, 263Methanococcus sp.
215326263216, 328, 264Methanofollis sp.
215326244217, 329, 244Methanohalophilussp.
21519680214, 195, 79Methanoculleussp.
217, 198, 82Methanolobus sp.
215196242214, 195, 241Methanosaeta 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
NDa213 and 21526322, 214, 263Methanococcus sp.
ND32626322, 327, 263Methanocorpusculum sp.
ND8627222, 86, 272Methanococcus sp.
  • a ND, not detected.