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Table 1 Summary of samples used for 454 sequencing

From: Diverse molecular signatures for ribosomally ‘active’ Perkinsea in marine sediments

Geographic site Year Depth Size fraction DNA RNA
Naples 2009 Sediment Total 84 (0.243%) 54 (0.264%)
   DCMa 0.8-3 μm 2 (0.008%) 0
   Sub-surface - 0 0
Naples 2010 Sediment Total 24 (0.141%) 3 (0.043%)
   DCMa - 0 0
   Sub-surface - 0 0
Oslo 2009 Sediment Total 50 (0.145%) 7 (0.024%)
   DCMa 0.8-3 μm 1 (0.006%) 0
    3-20 μm 1(0.007%) 0
   Sub-surface 0.8-3 μm 3 (0.032%) 0
Oslo 2010 Sediment Total 9 (0.056%) 1 (0.008%)
   DCMa 0.8-3 μm 1 (0.007%) 0
   Sub-surface 0.8-3 μm 3 (0.019%) 0
    20 μm-total 3 (0.021%) 4 (0.034%)
Barcelona 2010 Sediment Total 1 (0.105%) 1 (0.023%)
   DCMa - 0 0
   Sub-surface - 0 0
Roscoff 2010 Sediment Total 8 (0.112%) 2 (0.069%)
   DCMa - 0 0
   Sub-surface 0.8-3 μm 3 (0.027%) 0
  1. The table includes the number of Perkinsea sequences recovered while the figures given in the brackets correspond to the percentage of Perkinsea sequences compared to the total sequencing effort for each sample.
  2. aDeep chlorophyll maximum.