TABLE 2.

Similarities of 0.7-kb Nitrospira-like 16S rRNA gene clone sequences with closest match sequences retrieved from GenBank

Nitrospira-like cloneClosest matcha (origin)Similarity (%)
Nsp7/8bAJ582056; KCMC5; (metal-contaminated soil)95.9
Nsp24/34AY225654; ATs83 (hydrothermal sediment)79.7
Nsp1/27AJ534638; JG36TzT13 (contaminated soil)98.7
Nsp8/13AF035813; (freshwater aquarium sediment)97.3
Nsp31AJ252684; RSCII52 (rhizosphere soil)98.7
Nsp2/9AF293010; GreenBayMNC2 (freshwater sediment)99.0
Nsp6/42AY150907; WYO26c (grassland soil)97.8
  • a GenBank clone sequence accession number; clone designation.