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Table IV List of 16S rRNA gene sequences and their taxonomic affiliations (based on BLAST searches of NCBI GenBank database) from the January 19, 2001 sampling. n.i. = not included in phylogenetic analyses.

From: Acid mine drainage biogeochemistry at Iron Mountain, California

Mine site Clones in Fig. 7 Closest match Similarity Classification No. of clones
01IM1-A drift "red pool" n.i. Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans 99% Gammaproteobacteria 21
  BA33 Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 97% Nitrospira 7
  BA24 Leptospirillum ferriphilum   Nitrospira 4
  BA39 Leptospirillum ferrooxidans strain 49879 99% Nitrospira 3
  BA8 Sulfobacillus sp. Frasl, AF213055 94% Bacillales 3
  BA9, BA31, BA71 Iron Mountain Bond clone BA71 99% Deltaproteobacteria 3
  BA2 Uncultured eubacterium WD247, AJ292581 95% Acidobacteria 1
A drift slump AS 10 Uncultured coal refuse clone ARCP1-21 96% B plasma, Thermoplasmales 6
  AS1, AS7 Uncultured coal refuse clone ARCP1-21 93% and 95% Cplasma, Thermoplasmales 5
  AS4 Uncultured coal refuse clone ARCP1-27 98% Dplasma, Thermoplasmales 4
  AS9 Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 98% Nitrospira 7
  AS6 Iron Mountain Bond clone BA18 98% Deltaproteobacteria 3
  n.i. Iron Mountain Bond clone BA71 99% Deltaproteobacteria 1
  n.i. Leptospirillum ferriphilum 97% Nitrospira 2
  Several (Ref. 38) Ferroplasma acidarmanus >98% Thermoplasmales 1
A drift slime streamers Several (Ref. 38) Ferroplasma acidarmanus >98% Thermoplasmales 20
  ASL9 Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 98% Nitrospira 18
  ASL1, ASL32 Uncultured coal refuse clone ARCP1-28 97% and 98% Aplasma, Thermoplasmales 8
  ASL8 Rheims clone TM214 91% Actinobacteria 3
  ASM Ferromicrobium acidophilum 98% Actinobacteria 1
  Baker et al. (Ref. 52) Endosymbiont of Acanthamoeba sp. TUMK23 92% Alphaproteobacteria 2
01IMA1 (A drift weir) Several (Ref. 38) Ferroplasma acidarmanus >98% Thermoplasmales 14
  AW1, AW4 Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 98% and 99% Nitrospira 13
  Baker et al. (Ref. 52) Endosymbiont of Acanthamoeba sp. TUMK23 92% Alphaproteobacteria 2
  n.i. Sulfobacillus sp. Frasl, AF213055 94% Bacillales 1
01IM1B1 (B drift weir) Several (Ref. 38) Ferroplasma acidarmanus >98% Thermoplasmales 26
  n.i. Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 98% Nitrospira 21
  n.i. Sulfobacillus sp. Frasl, AF213055 94% Bacillales 2
  BW7 Sulfobacillus disulfoxidans SD-11, U34974 99% Bacillales 1
01IM1C1 (C drift weir) n.i. Bond clone BA29 (Leptosprillum group III) 98% Nitrospira 18
  Several (Ref. 38) Ferroplasma acidarmanus >98% Thermoplasmales 13
  n.i. Sulfobacillus sp. Frasl, AF213055 94% Bacillales 5