Table 1.

Biotinylated oligonucleotide probes targeting 16S rRNA and hybridization temperatures

Probe nameSequence (5′–3′)Target organismsHybridization temp (°C)Reference
EUB338Biotin-GCTGCCTCCCGTAGGAGTMost eubacteria461
Bac303Biotin-CCAATGTGGGGGACCTTBacteroides-Prevotella group4617
Bif164Biotin-CATCCGGCATTACCACCCBifidobacteria4513
EREC482Biotin-GCTTCTTAGTCARGTACCGEubacterium rectale-Clostridium coccoides group508
Clep866Biotin-GGTGGATWACTTATTGTGClostridium leptum subgroup4014