TABLE 2.

Phylogenetic distribution of the 4,603 RDP (version 8.1) sequences having primer sites matching the primers included in this study

Major taxonNo. of sequences (% coverage)
Bacteria
    Proteobacteria
        α subdivision631 (32)
        β subdivision290 (27)
        γ subdivision824 (28)
        δ subdivision168 (31)
        ε subdivision95 (30)
    High G+C content, gram positive926 (40)
    Bacillus subdivision476 (38)
    Other gram positive429 (31)
    Flexibacter-Cytophaga-Bacteroides132 (17)
Cyanobacteria and chloroplasts150 (29)
Spirochetes144 (22)
Others338 (26)
Total4,603 (31)