Table 2.

Sequence similarities of excised eukaryotic bands that appear in Fig. 3

BandIntensity (%)Most closely related organism% sequence similarity (no. of bases)aTaxonomic group
Set A
 A16 Thraustochytrium multirudimentale 91 (484)Stramenopiles
 A23 Thraustochytrium multirudimentale 89 (424)Stramenopiles
 A31 Thraustochytrium multirudimentale 92 (270)Stramenopiles
 A43 Thraustochytrium multirudimentale 93 (432)Stramenopiles
 A53Unidentified prymnesiophyte89 (88)Prymnesiophytes
 A63 Oxytricha sp.90 (67)Ciliophora
 A716 Mantoniella squamata 96 (269)Prasinophytes
 A814 Ostreococcus tauri 90 (407)Prasinophytes
 A919 Oikopleurasp.98 (422)Appendicularians
 A109 Calanus sp.95 (489)Copepoda
 A112 Geminigera cryophila 90 (285)Cryptophytes
Set B
 B11 Mantoniella squamata 93 (90)Prasinophytes
 B23 Prorocentrum sp.94 (114)Dinophytes
 B33 Ostreococcus tauri 86 (122)Prasinophytes
 B45Unidentified prymnesiophyte91 (33)Prymnesiophytes
 B511 Ostreococcus tauri 95 (172)Prasinophytes
 B611 Mantoniella squamata 97 (187)Prasinophytes
 B75 Ostreococcus tauri 89 (193)Prasinophytes
 B87 Pelagomonas calceolata 89 (169)Pelagophytes
 B934 Oikopleurasp.96 (191)Appendicularians
 B102 Oxytricha sp.91 (65)Ciliophora
 B112 Strombidiumsp.81 (141)Ciliophora
  • a The numbers in parentheses are the numbers of bases used to calculate the levels of sequence similarity.