TABLE 2.

Primers used in this study

PrimerSequenceTarget geneReference
16S-1FAGCGGCGGACGGGTGAGTAATG 11
16S-485FCAGCAGCCGCGGTAA 11
16S-1100RGGGTTGCGCTCGTTG16S rDNA 11
16S-1509RAAGGAGGGGATCCAGCCGCA 11
16S-PB36AGRGTTTGATCMTGGCTCAG 4
atpD-273FSCTGGGSCGYATCMTGAACGT 7
atpD-771RGCCGACACTTCCGAACCNGCCTGATP synthase beta-subunit 7
atpD-294FATCGGCGAGCCGGTCGACGA 7
GSII-1AACGCAGATCAAGGAATTCG 34
GSII-2ATGCCCGAGCCGTTCCAGTC 34
GSII-3AGRTYTTCGGCAAGGGYTCGlutamine synthetase II 34
GSII-4GCGAACGATCTGGTAGGGGT 34
recA-6FCGKCTSGTAGAGGAYAAATCGGTGGA 7
recA-555RCGRATCTGGTTGATGAAGATCACCAT 7
recA-63FATCGAGCGGTCGTTCGGCAAGGGDNA recombinase A 7
recA-504RTTGCGCAGCGCCTGGCTCAT 7
recA-BFCGTACTGTCGAAGGTTCTTCCATGGAThis study