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A metagenomic study of methanotrophic microorganisms in Coal Oil Point seep sediments

Othilde Elise Håvelsrud123, Thomas HA Haverkamp34, Tom Kristensen23, Kjetill S Jakobsen34 and Anne Gunn Rike1*

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1 Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Sognsveien 72, P.O. Box 3930 Ullevål Stadion, N-0806 Oslo, Norway

2 Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Oslo, Blindernveien 31, P.O. Box 1041 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway

3 Microbial Evolution Research Group, MERG, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindernveien 31, P.O. Box 1066 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway

4 Centre for Evolutionary and Ecological Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindernveien 31, P.O. Box 1066 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:221  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-221

Published: 4 October 2011

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Table S1. Calculations based on estimated Effective Genome Sizes. (References are listed in the reference list of the main manuscript).

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Table S2. Reads assigned to bacterial taxa at the genus level in MEGAN (more than 0.1% of total reads assigned in at least one of the samples). All percentages are given as the percentage of total reads for each filtered metagenome.

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Table S3. Reads assigned to archaeal taxa at the genus level in MEGAN (more than 0.1% of total reads assigned in at least one of the samples). All percentages are given as the percentage of total reads for each filtered metagenome.

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Table S4. Reads length distribution for reads assigned at different taxonomic levels in MEGAN.

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Table S5. Genomes used for KAAS annotation.

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