TABLE 4.

Statistical analyses of 16S rRNA gene clone libraries

ReactorTotal no. of clonesNo. of archaeal clonesNo. of archaeal OTUsShannon indexEvennessChao I indexaCoverage (%)b
R11022871.600.717 (1-15)75
R210899110.960.2439 (18-116)92
R310388101.260.3525 (13-78)93
R41008091.430.4710 (9-18)96
R5113105111.040.2932 (16-97)90
R611788131.990.5616 (13-35)94
  • a Numbers in parentheses represent the 95% confidence intervals.

  • b Based on the formula of Good (26).