TABLE 3.

Phylogenetic affiliations of 250 isolates cultured from soil for this study

PhylumClass, subclass, or subdivisionNo. of isolates (on all six media)No. of isolates appearing on indicated medium
DNBGVXylAVXylG
Acidobacteriaa Subdivision 19153
Subdivision 211
Subdivision 3541
Subdivision 411
Actinobacteria Acidimicrobidaea 22
Actinobacteridae 119191622
Rubrobacteridaea 761
Bacteroidetes Flavobacteria 1
Sphingobacteria 523
Chloroflexia Ellin7237 lineage11
Firmicutes Bacilli7
Gemmatimonadetesa Subdivision 111
Planctomycetesa Gemmatae11
Isosphaerae11
WPS-122
Proteobacteria Alphaproteobacteria 64171512
Betaproteobacteria 19313
Gammaproteobacteria 311
Viridiplantae Chlorophyta 1
  • a Rarely isolated group.