TABLE 1.

16S rRNA clones from individual libraries obtained in experiment 1

16S rRNA phylotypeNo. of clonesaSize (bp)GenBank accession no.Nearest taxon% Sequence similary
CSIRO1.0141,260AY351434Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT797.7
CSIRO1.0261,260AY351435Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT799.5
CSIRO1.03121,260AY351436Methanobrevibacter ruminantium99.6
CSIRO1.0451,256AY351437Methanotorris igneus70.1
CSIRO1.0561,261AY351438Methanosphaera stadtmanae93.6
CSIRO1.06171,262AY351439Methanobrevibacter thaueri98.9
CSIRO1.07241,262AY351440Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M699.4
CSIRO1.08171,262AY351441Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M699.2
CSIRO1.09261,262AY351442Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M699.4
CSIRO1.1011,261AY351443Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M689.8
CSIRO1.1191,261AY351444Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT798.4
CSIRO1.1231,259AY351445Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT798.2
CSIRO1.1321,262AY351446Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT797.3
CSIRO1.1411,262AY351447Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT797.2
CSIRO1.1521,262AY351448Methanobrevibacter sp. strain NT796.3
CSIRO1.16101,269AY351449Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M698.6
CSIRO1.1741,260AY351450Methanobrevibacter thaueri97.2
CSIRO1.18101,262AY351451Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM998.2
CSIRO1.19161,263AY351452Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M698.7
CSIRO1.20191,261AY351453Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M698.7
CSIRO1.2141,261AY351454Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M698.5
CSIRO1.2221,262AY351455Methanobrevibacter sp. strain M699.0
CSIRO1.2351,260AY351456Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.0
CSIRO1.24141,262AY351457Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM998.8
CSIRO1.2561,262AY351458Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.0
CSIRO1.26151,262AY351459Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.1
CSIRO1.27101,261AY351460Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.0
CSIRO1.28261,260AY351461Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.4
CSIRO1.29121,262AY351462Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.4
CSIRO1.30221,262AY351463Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.5
CSIRO1.3161,260AY351464Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM9100
CSIRO1.3271,260AY351465Methanobrevibacter sp. strain SM999.7
CSIRO1.3331,257AY351466Methanotorris igneus71.7
  • a A total of 326 clones were examined.