Table 2

Overview of mcrA clone library analysis

Sample

Number of Clones analysed (n = 558)

Number of different of RFLP profiles

Preliminary RFLP profile identification of methanogens


HC

224

1

Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A

CC

190

1

Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A

IBS

48

2

Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (19) and Mbb. oralis-Type B (29)

UC

48

3

Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (46), Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type C (1) and Unknown (related to Methanosalsum zhilinae) – RFLP Type D (1)

CD

48

2

Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (45) and Mbb. oralis – RFLPType B (3)


Scanlan et al. BMC Microbiology 2008 8:79   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-8-79

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