Table 1.

Comparisons of environmental clone libraries

Site (reference)Homologous (X)Heterologous (Y)Pb
ClonesnClones
Grassland soils (6)Oddsa 138Evensa 0.871
Evensa 137Oddsa 0.933
SAF138SL0.120
SL137SAF0.135
Bioreactors (1)Oddsa 95Evensa 0.853
Evensa 94Oddsa 0.623
SBR197SBR20.308
SBR292SBR10.824
Arid soils (2)Oddsa,c 56Evensa 0.251
Evensa 56Oddsa,c 0.516
C059S00.042
S053C00.398
Grassland soil/bioreactorSAF138SBR10.001
SBR197SAF0.002
SL137SBR10.001
SBR197SL0.001
  • a Sequences with odd or even accession numbers. Contains mixtures of both libraries described in the reference, and they are not expected to be different.

  • b Value of r/( N + 1 ) as described in the text.

  • c Accession number AF128647 could not be found and was not included.