Table 1

Quantification of bacterial and Rhodanobacter-specific rRNAs in acidic groundwater from Area 3

WellpHTotal BacteriaRhodanobacterRelative abundance of Rhodanobacter (%)
Mean quantity (copies/liter)SD% SDMean quantity (copies/liter)SD% SD
FW1063.762.38E+081.86E+077.821.48E+088.35E+065.6562.20
FW1283.607.92E+062.62E+053.303.74E+064.47E+0511.9347.28
FW1303.541.65E+072.80E+0617.031.60E+072.77E+0617.3197.24
FW1153.435.06E+075.36E+0610.595.01E+071.34E+062.6898.97
FW1294.151.60E+083.79E+062.371.42E+083.46E+0724.3888.85