TABLE 1.

Closest phylogenetic affiliations of sequences retrieved from selected bands excised from DGGE gela

BandSourceClosest phylogenetic affiliation
StrainSourcePhylumGenBank accession no.Similarity (%)
aWaterUncultured Roseobacter sp. clone 2_C6Coastal seawater from Ria de Vigo, SpainAlphaproteobacteriaEU60065194
bWaterUncultured Rhodobacteriales bacterium clone HF70_26K06Seawater from Hawaii Ocean, North Pacific Subtropical GyreAlphaproteobacteriaEU36140494
cAdultUncultured sponge symbiont PAUC37fMarine sponge Theonella swinhoei from the Western Caroline Islands in the Republic of PalauAcidobacteriaAF18641397
dAdultUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK067Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07610396
eAdultUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK053Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07611095
fAdultUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK017Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07610099
gAdultUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK064Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07611196
hEmbryoUncultured sponge symbiont PAUC37fMarine sponge Theonella swinhoei from the Western Caroline Islands in the Republic of PalauAcidobacteriaAF18641399
iEmbryoUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK067Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07610399
jEmbryoUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK053Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07611099
kEmbryoUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK017Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07610099
lEmbryoUncultured Chloroflexi bacterium clone PK064Marine sponge Plakortis sp. from Little San Salvador Island, BahamasChloroflexiEF07611198
  • a The sequences of excised bands were compared to nucleotide sequences deposited in GenBank. The closest phylogenetic affiliation for the sequence from each band is indicated by the strain name, phylum, accession number, and similarity. Refer to Fig. 1 for band positions.