TABLE 1.

Oligonucleotides used in respective experiments in this study

TargetExperimentPrimer nameOligonucleotide sequenceReference
ProtozoaPCRP-SSU-342F5′-CTTTCGATGGTAGTGTATTGGACTAC-3′ 22
Medlin B5′-TGATCCTTCTGCAGGTTCACCTAC-3′ 24
ArchaeaPrimary PCR21F5′-TTCCGGTTGATCCYGCCGGA-3′ 33
1406-1389R5′-ACGGGCGGTGTGTGCAAG-3′ 23
Nested PCR344F5′-ACGGGGYGCAGCAGGCGCGA-3′ 27
915R5′-GTGCTCCCCCGCCAATTCCT-3′ 34
G+C clamp5′-CGCCCGCCGCGCCCCGCGCCCGTCCCGCCGCCCCCGCCCC-3′ 25
qPCR896-915F5′-AGGAATTGGCGGGGGAGCAC 34
MB 1174F5′-GAGGAAGGAGTGGACGACGGTA-3′ 27