Table 1

Similarity values of rumen methanogens from yak and cattle from Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China
Yak Cattle
16S Sequence Clonesa OTU# Nearest Taxon % Seq ID 16S Sequence Clonesa OTU# Nearest Taxon % Seq ID
QTPYAK1 5 74 Mms. luminyensis 88.2 QTPC1 2 82 Mbb. millerae 98.6
QTPYAK2 1 74 Mms. luminyensis 88.1 QTPC2 1 82 Mbb. millerae 99.0
QTPYAK3 1 82 Mbb. millerae 97.9 QTPC3 3 82 Mbb. millerae 98.2
QTPYAK4 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.1 QTPC4 4 49 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK5 1 82 Mbb. millerae 97.6 QTPC5 1 63 Mms. luminyensis 88.4
QTPYAK6 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3 QTPC6 4 49 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK7 2 82 Mbb. millerae 98.1 QTPC7 1 33 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK8 1 84 Mbb. millerae 97.1 QTPC8 1 82 Mbb. millerae 99.1
QTPYAK9 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.0 QTPC9 2 82 Mbb. gottschalkii 97.6
QTPYAK10 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.2 QTPC10 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3
QTPYAK11 1 83 Mbb. millerae 97.7 QTPC11 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3
QTPYAK12 1 89 Mbb. smithii 96.3 QTPC12 1 82 Mbb. millerae 97.7
QTPYAK13 1 50 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC13 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.4
QTPYAK14 2 51 Mms. luminyensis 88.8 QTPC14 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.7
QTPYAK15 2 36 Mms. luminyensis 87.1 QTPC15 1 82 Mbb. gottschalkii 98.4
QTPYAK16 1 52 Mms. luminyensis 87.8 QTPC16 1 10 Mms. luminyensis 87.1
QTPYAK17 3 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.2 QTPC17 3 82 Mbb. millerae 98.0
QTPYAK18 1 53 Mms. luminyensis 88.0 QTPC18 1 82 Mbb. millerae 97.9
QTPYAK19 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 87.0 QTPC19 2 82 Mbb. millerae 97.9
QTPYAK20 1 68 Mms. luminyensis 87.4 QTPC20 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3
QTPYAK21 1 4 Mms. luminyensis 88.0 QTPC21 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.5
QTPYAK22 2 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.1 QTPC22 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.4
QTPYAK23 2 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.1 QTPC23 2 82 Mbb. millerae 97.7
QTPYAK24 2 61 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC24 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3
QTPYAK25 1 62 Mms. luminyensis 88.6 QTPC25 2 82 Mbb. millerae 98.1
QTPYAK26 4 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.0 QTPC26 2 82 Mbb. millerae 97.9
QTPYAK27 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 87.8 QTPC27 1 86 Mbb. smithii 96.8
QTPYAK28 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.5 QTPC28 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK29 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 87.8 QTPC29 2 28 Mms. luminyensis 86.8
QTPYAK30 2 85 Mbb. smithii 97.5 QTPC30 6 80 Mmb. mobile 99.7
QTPYAK31 2 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3 QTPC31 1 80 Mmb. mobile 99.7
QTPYAK32 3 88 Mbb. millerae 97.0 QTPC32 1 80 Mmb. mobile 99.4
QTPYAK33 1 90 Mbb. millerae 97.0 QTPC33 3 80 Mmb. mobile 99.5
QTPYAK34 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.5 QTPC34 2 80 Mmb. mobile 99.5
QTPYAK35 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC35 7 80 Mmb. mobile 99.8
QTPYAK36 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC36 4 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.0
QTPYAK37 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.3 QTPC37 3 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK38 1 77 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC38 5 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK39 3 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.5 QTPC39 9 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.5
QTPYAK40 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC40 2 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.7
QTPYAK41 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC41 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5
QTPYAK42 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.6 QTPC42 3 58 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK43 4 74 Mms. luminyensis 87.8 QTPC43 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7
QTPYAK44 4 74 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC44 3 58 Mms. luminyensis 88.3
QTPYAK45 2 74 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC45 4 69 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK46 1 71 Mms. luminyensis 88.6 QTPC46 1 56 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK47 7 81 Mmc. blatticola 92.9 QTPC47 1 55 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK48 2 81 Mmc. blatticola 92.9 QTPC48 1 67 Mms. luminyensis 88.6
QTPYAK49 1 81 Mmc. blatticola 91.7 QTPC49 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.5
QTPYAK50 2 81 Mmc. blatticola 92.6 QTPC50 1 1 Mms. luminyensis 87.6
QTPYAK51 2 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.7 QTPC51 1 82 Mbb. millerae 97.5
QTPYAK52 1 37 Mms. luminyensis 88.0 QTPC52 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.3
QTPYAK53 1 57 Mms. luminyensis 87.7 QTPC53 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.2
QTPYAK54 2 74 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC55 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.8
QTPYAK55 1 76 Mms. luminyensis 87.1 QTPC56 1 25 Mms. luminyensis 86.7
QTPYAK56 2 72 Mms. luminyensis 87.5 QTPC57 1 41 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK57 1 72 Mms. luminyensis 87.6 QTPC58 2 94 Mbb. millerae 96.0
QTPYAK58 2 72 Mms. luminyensis 87.9 QTPC59 2 55 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK59 1 75 Mms. luminyensis 87.3 QTPC60 4 55 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK60 1 70 Mms. luminyensis 88.1 QTPC61 2 55 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK61 1 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.3 QTPC62 1 73 Mms. luminyensis 87.6
QTPYAK62 2 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.2 QTPC63 1 41 Mms. luminyensis 86.5
QTPYAK63 2 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.5 QTPC64 1 91 Mbb. millerae 96.1
QTPYAK64 4 46 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC65 1 73 Mms. luminyensis 87.5
QTPYAK65 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC66 1 40 Mms. luminyensis 87.4
QTPYAK67 2 80 Mmb. mobile 99.8 QTPC68 1 7 Mms. luminyensis 87.4
QTPYAK68 1 64 Mms. luminyensis 87.5 QTPC69 1 82 Mbb. millerae 98.6
QTPYAK69 2 93 Mbb. ruminantium 96.7 QTPC70 1 94 Mbb. arboriphilus 95.5
QTPYAK70 1 87 Mbb. ruminantium 96.8 QTPC71 1 59 Mms. luminyensis 88.9
QTPYAK71 1 87 Mbb. smithii 96.5 QTPC72 1 59 Mms. luminyensis 89.2
QTPYAK72 1 32 Mms. luminyensis 86.8 QTPC73 3 1 Mms. luminyensis 87.8
QTPYAK73 1 92 Mbb. ruminantium 98.1 QTPC74 10 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK74 1 92 Mbb. ruminantium 98.9 QTPC75 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5
QTPYAK75 1 35 Mms. luminyensis 87.2 QTPC76 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK76 1 49 Mms. luminyensis 88.4 QTPC77 6 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK77 1 42 Mms. luminyensis 88.3 QTPC78 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6
QTPYAK78 1 42 Mms. luminyensis 87.5 QTPC79 1 24 Mms. luminyensis 87.0
QTPYAK79 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6 QTPC80 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.2
QTPYAK80 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC81 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7
QTPYAK81 10 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6 QTPC82 1 20 Mms. luminyensis 83.8
QTPYAK82 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5 QTPC83 1 9 Mms. luminyensis 87.6
QTPYAK83 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.4 QTPC84 1 24 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK84 3 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.4 QTPC85 1 26 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK85 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.4 QTPC86 2 48 Mms. luminyensis 87.3
QTPYAK86 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC87 1 21 Mms. luminyensis 86.8
QTPYAK87 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC88 1 23 Mms. luminyensis 86.3
QTPYAK88 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 87.0 QTPC89 1 22 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK89 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.6 QTPC90 1 39 Mms. luminyensis 87.3
QTPYAK90 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC91 1 42 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK91 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5 QTPC92 1 2 Mms. luminyensis 86.9
QTPYAK92 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 87.4 QTPC93 1 2 Mms. luminyensis 88.0
QTPYAK93 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 87.2 QTPC94 1 1 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK94 6 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5 QTPC95 6 81 Mmc. blatticola 92.8
QTPYAK95 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.3 QTPC96 6 81 Mmc. blatticola 92.5
QTPYAK96 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 87.2 QTPC97 2 39 Mms. luminyensis 87.1
QTPYAK97 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.3 QTPC98 1 39 Mms. luminyensis 87.2
QTPYAK98 1 15 Mms. luminyensis 87.2 QTPC99 1 47 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK99 1 27 Mms. luminyensis 87.1 QTPC100 1 59 Mms. luminyensis 88.5
QTPYAK100 1 27 Mms. luminyensis 87.4 QTPC101 1 79 Mms. luminyensis 87.1
QTPYAK101 1 14 Mms. luminyensis 87.0 QTPC102 1 5 Mms. luminyensis 88.4
QTPYAK102 1 24 Mms. luminyensis 86.7 QTPC103 1 6 Mms. luminyensis 87.6
QTPYAK103 1 12 Mms. luminyensis 87.3 QTPC104 1 66 Mms. luminyensis 88.5
QTPYAK104 1 19 Mms. luminyensis 85.5 QTPC105 1 29 Mms. luminyensis 86.4
QTPYAK105 1 13 Mms. luminyensis 87.5 QTPC106 1 45 Mms. luminyensis 87.4
QTPYAK106 1 17 Mms. luminyensis 85.9 QTPC107 1 54 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK107 1 17 Mms. luminyensis 86.4 QTPC108 1 48 Mms. luminyensis 86.7
QTPYAK108 1 11 Mms. luminyensis 86.8 QTPC109 1 30 Mms. luminyensis 86.5
QTPYAK109 3 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.5 QTPC110 1 95 Mbb. wolinii 95.7
QTPYAK110 1 18 Mms. luminyensis 86.2 QTPC111 1 39 Mms. luminyensis 86.3
QTPYAK111 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.8 QTPC112 1 92 Mbb. ruminantium 99.0
QTPYAK112 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 85.9 QTPC113 1 43 Mms. luminyensis 88.4
QTPYAK113 1 18 Mms. luminyensis 86.3 QTPC114 1 42 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK114 2 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.2
QTPYAK115 1 16 Mms. luminyensis 86.3
QTPYAK116 1 34 Mms. luminyensis 87.2
QTPYAK117 2 34 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK118 1 8 Mms. luminyensis 88.1
QTPYAK119 2 34 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK120 1 41 Mms. luminyensis 86.3
QTPYAK121 1 89 Mbb. smithii 96.2
QTPYAK122 1 44 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK123 1 58 Mms. luminyensis 87.9
QTPYAK124 1 78 Mms. luminyensis 88.1
QTPYAK125 1 59 Mms. luminyensis 89.1
QTPYAK126 1 59 Mms. luminyensis 89.2
QTPYAK127 1 74 Mms. luminyensis 88.1
QTPYAK128 1 2 Mms. luminyensis 87.7
QTPYAK129 2 38 Mms. luminyensis 88.2
QTPYAK130 1 65 Mms. luminyensis 88.7
QTPYAK132 1 58 Mms. luminyensis 88.9
QTPYAK133 1 60 Mms. luminyensis 88.7
QTPYAK134 1 2 Mms. luminyensis 87.3
QTPYAK135 1 21 Mms. luminyensis 87.1

Mbb.= Methanobrevibacter; Mms=Methanomassiliicoccus; Mmb=Methanomicrobium; Mmc=Methanimicrococcus.

*16S Sequences were obtained from MOTHUR program as unique sequences, while OTUs were generated by the MOTHUR program at 98% species level identity.

Huang et al.

Huang et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:237   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-237

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