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Table 1 Affiliation of the 16S rRNA cloned sequences to accessions reported in the GenBank

From: Characterization by length heterogeneity (LH)-PCR of a hydrogen-producing community obtained in dark fermentation using coastal lake sediment as an inoculum

Number of clones Time (h) GenBank affiliation [accession no.] Identity (%) LH amplicon
3, 2 0, 24 C. bifermentans [GenBank:AB618787] 98 to 100 a
1 24 C. bifermentans [GenBank:AB538434] 99 a
2 24 C. ghonii [GenBank:AB542933] 98 b
2, 5 24, 210 C. aurantibutyricum [GenBank:FJ358641] 96 c
2 24 C. acetobutylicum [GenBank:AB595131] 96 c
3 24 C. butyricum [GenBank:AB595129] 99 to 100 d
1 24 C. tertium [GenBank:AB618789] 99 d
1 24 C. perfringens [GenBank:AB627081] 97 e
1 24 C. perfringens [GenBank:EU728702] 98 e
  1. The sequences were obtained from frozen sediment (time 0) and mesophilic continuous dark fermentation cultures after 24 and 210 h. The association to the community profiling (amplicons a to e) obtained by LH-PCR of clones is given.