TABLE 3.

Distribution of clones in the fresh and mature sludge bacterial clone libraries

Putative divisionNo. of clones (no. of phylotypes)Closest cultured species or environmental clone (accession no.)a% Sequence identity
F-BM-B
Firmicutes
Clostridiales69 (9)82 (15)Clone TIBH10 (DQ887962.1)90-99
1 (1)11 (3)Clone MBA02 (AB114312.1)98-99
19 (6)12 (5)Clone GMB4D08 (DQ887933.1)90-99
04 (3)Clone GMB4H01 (DQ887946.1)88-97
2 (1)2 (2)Clone MRE50b01 (AY684075.1)92
9 (2)10 (4)Clone GMB4C10 (DQ887942.1)98
2 (1)7 (4)Clone TIBA10 (DQ887956.1)93-98
11 (4)4 (4)Carboxydocella ferrireducens (EF092457.1)83-87
4 (3)1 (1)Catabacter hongkongensis (AY574991.1)86-88
9 (2)6 (2)Tepidimicrobium quinonicus (AY656718.1)93-94
6 (2)6 (3)Clostridium cellulolyticum (X71847.1)91
6 (1)1 (1)Clostridium piliforme (D14639.1)86
1 (1)0Clostridium stercorarium (AJ310082.1)90
02 (1)Clostridium ultunense (Z69293.1)94
01 (1)Syntrophomonas erecta (AY536889.1)90
01 (1)Syntrophomonas wolfei (M26492.1)94
01 (1)Pelotomaculum isophthalicicum (AB232785.1)94
Halanaerobiales40 (6)30 (9)Halocella cellulosilytica (X89072.1)91-92
Bacillales9 (3)4 (4)Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus (AF067651.1)82-87
Thermotogae3 (2)1 (1)Petrotoga mobilis (Y15479.1)77-91
Bacteroidetes2 (2)2 (2)Bacteroides uniformis (AB050110.1)84
01 (1)Clone GMB4C12 (DQ887931.1)99
  • a Environmental clones are given for sequences not closely related to any cultured species.