Table 2

Nitrogen metabolism gene matches and the number of sequences from the +NO3- metagenome that matched with the genes, as determined with a BLASTN comparison
Query sequence1 N Metabolism gene # Database sequences Average%ID Average alignment length Average E-value
+NO3- seq. 1 napA 3 92.83 65 7.33E-18
+NO3- seq. 2 napA 125 83.83 131.29 9.86E-08
napB 1 82.35 119 4.00E-11

1The query sequence indicates that only two sequences out of 28,688 in the +NO3- metagenome matched with sequences in the N metabolism database. Seq. 1 matched with three database entries, while seq. 2 matched with 126 database entries.

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Carrino-Kyker et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:78   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-78

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