Table 2.

Sequence similarities of 16S rRNA in sulfate-reducing prokaryotesa

FragmentPercent similarity with fragment
AfulDvulDPT2DlatDsapDmulTyel
Aful
Dvul66
DPT26695
Dlat668181
Dsap67838285
Dmul6582828689
Drum648080798079
Tyel71808179818180
  • ↵a Sequence data were extracted from available data bases. Only alignment positions represented in all aligned sequences for which nucleotides were determined unambiguously were included in the pairwise calculations. Fragments: Aful,Archaeoglobus fulgidus; Dvul,Desulfovibrio vulgaris; DPT2,Desulfovibrio sp. strain PT-2; Dlat,Desulfobacter latus; Dsap, Desulfobotulus sapovarans; Dmul, Desulfococcus multivorans; Tyel,Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii.