TABLE 2.

Abundances of different phylogenetic groups in situ

Date (day.mo.yr)Total cell counts,a 107 ml−1 (mean ± SD)% of total cells (mean ± SD) detected with probeb:
EUB338ALF968BET42aGAM42aCF319aHGC69a
4.4.20021.17 ± 0.4243.7 ± 10.51.4 ± 1.113.2 ± 7.40.7 ± 0.91.6 ± 1.715.9 ± 6.3
22.4.20021.96 ± 0.5542.7 ± 8.21.1 ± 2.09.3 ± 5.00.2 ± 0.64.2 ± 2.717.4 ± 9.3
  • a As determined by DAPI counting.

  • b Numbers are corrected for unspecific binding of oligonucleotides (counts with probe NON338 were 0.59 to 2.01%).