TABLE 2

Difference in gene expression of genes encoding proteins involved in the methane oxidation and denitrification pathway in oxygen-amended incubations versus anoxic control incubations after 24 h

Gene nameaGene abbreviationAnnotationFold changeP value
Methyl-coenzyme M reductasemcrGMNVS_02828−8.752.52E−19
mcrAMNVS_02829−8.631.95E−19
mcrBMNVS_02826−7.737.45E−17
mcrCMNVS_02794−3.279.69E−04
Tetrahydromethanopterin S-methyltransferasemtrFMNVS_02473−4.593.53E−01
mtrCMNVS_02476−2.899.23E−02
mtrA1MNVS_02474−2.852.12E−02
mtrGMNVS_02472−2.513.47E−01
mtrD1MNVS_02477−2.391.99E−01
mtrBMNVS_02475−2.144.22E−01
mtrHMNVS_02471−1.978.09E−02
mtrEMNVS_02478−1.336.34E−01
mtrD2MNVS_026332.973.70E−01
F420-dependent methylene-H4MPT reductasemerMNVS_02157−1.582.42E−01
F420-dependent methylene-H4MPT dehydrogenasemtdMNVS_00113−4.536.61E−03
Methenyl-H4MPT cyclohydrolasemch_1MNVS_00232−4.632.25E−01
mch_2MNVS_010681.406.94E−01
Tetrahydromethanopterin formyltransferaseftrMNVS_011361.069.22E−01
Molybdenum-dependent formyl-MFR dehydrogenasefmdC_1MNVS_01939−11.885.59E−04
fmdC_2MNVS_028191.487.71E−01
Tungsten dependent formyl-MFR dehydrogenasefwdC_2MNVS_01111−1.807.82E−01
fwdC_3MNVS_02822−1.534.47E−01
fwdC_1MNVS_004241.427.35E−01
Nitrate reductasenarG_1MNVS_03649−4.536.87E−04
narG_2MNVS_03754−3.782.44E−06
narH_2MNVS_03753−3.781.31E−03
narH_1MNVS_03650−3.344.43E−02
narC_1MNVS_01288−2.683.00E−01
narB_1MNVS_01290−1.138.88E−01
narC_2MNVS_012891.158.50E−01
Formate-dependent nitrite reductasenrfAMNVS_03633−18.643.65E−05
  • a H4MPT, tetrahydromethanopterin; MFR, methanofuran.