TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used to test the specificities of PCR amplification primers designed for clostridia

ClusteraSpeciesStrain
IIIAcetivibrio cellulolyticusDSM 1870
IIIBacteroides cellulosolvensDSM 2933
IIIC. aldrichiiDSM 6159
IIIC. cellobioparumNCIMB 10669
IIIC. cellulolyticumDSM 5812
IIIC. papyrosolvensNCIMB 11394
IIIC. stercorariumNCMIB 11754
IIIC. termitidisDSM 5398
IIIC. thermocellumNCIMB 10682
IIIC. thermolacticumDSM 2910
IC. sporogenesLIV 91
XIVabC. celecrescensNCIMB 12829
IVC. sporosphaeroidesNCIMB 10672
IC. pasteurianumNCIMB 9486
IXSelenomonas ruminantium subsp. ruminantiumDSM 8903
Corynebacterium xerosisLIV 43
Bacillus stereothermophilusLIV 57
Burkholderia cepaciaNCIMB 9085
Alcaligenes faecalisLIV 206
  • a Clusters as defined by Collins et al. (3).