TABLE 6.

Summary of 16S crDNA sequences from SEH and IH Archaea clone libraries

Phylogenetic groupCloneNearest relative% SimilarityNo. of related clones
TotalSEHIH
ANME-2AGoM HRA-44GoM 5210WR-3699101
ANME-2CGoM IRA-35GoM GC234 607R99220
GoM HRA-09GoM GC185 505R9940733
GoM HRA-05GoM GC234 607R9926188
Methanosarcinales GoM IRA-04GoM GC234 028R9926206
Methanomicrobiales GoM IRA-32GoM GC234 026R99110
Unclassified EuryarchaeotaGoM IRA-25MF clone 023F785110