Evidence for isolated evolution of deep-sea ciliate communities through geological separation and environmental selection
1 University of Kaiserslautern, School of Biology, Erwin-Schroedinger-Str. 14, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
2 Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
3 Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, IAMC-CNR, Spianata S. Raineri, 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:150 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-150Published: 8 July 2013
Additional file 1: Figure S1:
Rarefaction curves of V4 SSU rRNA-amplicons that were assigned to ciliate genera for all eight samples.
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Additional file 2: Figure S2:
Proportion of rare versus abundant ciliate taxa. The number of detected taxa is opposed to the number of ciliate V4 SSU rRNA amplicons.
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Additional file 3: Table S1:
Number of ciliate V4 SSU rRNA-amplicons in each sample assigned to described ciliate genera. The assigned genus represents the best BLAST hit of assigned amplicons to NCBIs GenBank nucleotide database 187.
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Additional file 4: Table S2:
Keyplayer ciliate taxa with minimum and maximum sequence similarity to known species. Sequence similarities from Genbank BLASTn.
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