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Table 1 Summary of the 16S rRNA gene sequences identified in the D16S_pMOS and DUni_pMOS clone libraries

From: Culture independent molecular analysis of bacterial communities in the mangrove sediment of Sundarban, India

Bacterial division Number of sequence types Number of sequence types in D16S_pMOS library (%) Number of sequence types in DUni_pMOS library (%) Number of total clones (%) Sequence similarity to the closest relativesc(%)
Proteobacteria 86 29 (58%)a 57 (71%)a 66.1 83-100
Alpha 6 1 (3.5%)b 5 (8.7%)b 4.6 87-96
Beta 7 4 (14%)b 3 (5.2%)b 5.4 92-99
Gamma 61 17 (59%)b 44 (77%)b 47 86-100
Delta 10 6 (21%)b 4 (7%)b 7.7 83-99
Unassigned proteobacteria 2 1 (2%)b 1 (1.25%)b 1.5 91-94
CFB group 1 1 (2%)a 0 0.8 93
Actinobacteria 2 0 2 (2.5%)a 1.53 87-98
Planctomycetes 4 2 (4%)a 2 (2.5%)a 3 86-92
Firmicutes 1 1 (2%)a 0 0.8 92
Chloroflexi 2 0 2 (2.5%)a 1.53 89-98
Gemmatimonadates 2 1(2%)a 1 (1.25%)a 0.75 94-96
Acidobacteria 1 0 1 (1.25%)a 0.8 91
Marie eubacterium 1 1 (2%)a 0 0.8 89
Bacterial candidate division OP8 1 0 1 (1.25%)a 0.8 87
Uncultured 24 11 (22%)a 13 (16%)a 18.5 86-99
Unidentified 5 4 (8%)a 1 (1.25%)a 3.9 91-98
Total 130 50 80 -- 83-100
  1. "a" % of clones among all the 130 clones selected from D16S_pMOS and DUni_pMOS libraries
  2. "b" % of clones among the proteobacterial clones under respective library
  3. "c" Closest relatives as determined by the BLAST analysis