TABLE 1.

BLAST analysis of vaginal bacterial V2-V3 16S rRNA sequences of excised fragments from DGGE gels (zero time)

SubjectFragment in gelMost closely related bacterial sequence% IdentityAccession no.
2501Gardnerella vaginalis98M58744
2521Lactobacillus crispatus100AF257097
2Gardnerella vaginalis98M58744
2531Lactobacillus crispatus98AF257097
2541Lactobacillus iners100Y16329
2551Lactobacillus crispatus97AF257097
2561Lactobacillus crispatus100AF257097
2Lactobacillus iners99Y16329
2571Lactobacillus crispatus98AF257097
2Lactobacillus iners100Y16329
2581Streptococcus agalactiae100AF015927
2591Lactobacillus gasseri100AF243165
2601Lactobacillus iners100Y16329
2611Lactobacillus iners99Y16329
2Arthrobacter sp.100AJ243423
3Gardnerella vaginalis99M58744
2621Lactobacillus acidophilus97AF375937
2Lactobacillus iners96Y16329
2631Lactobacillus delbrueckii97AF375917
2641Lactobacillus iners92Y16329
2Gardnerella vaginalis98M58744
2651Lactobacillus crispatus98AF257097
2661Lactobacillus iners96Y16329
2671Caulobacter sp.98M83799
2Gardnerella vaginalis97M58744
2681Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens95AF125217
2Gardnerella vaginalis97M58744
2691Lactobacillus crispatus99AF257097