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Table 2 Alignment of the 16S rRNA gene primers of L. jensenii, with the sequences of other important vaginal lactobacilli

From: Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L. gasseri and L. iners

Forward primer (position 117–137) 5'                       3'
L. jensenii   C C T T A A G T C T G G G A T A C C A T T  
L. crispatus   . . C A T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C .  
L. gasseri   . . A A G . . A . . . . . . . . A . . C C  
L. iners   . . A A G . . A T C . . . . . . A . . C C  
L. vaginalis   . . . G . . . C G G . . . . . . A . . . C  
Reverse primer (position 207–187) 5'                       3'
L. jensenii   A C G C C G C C T T T T A A A C T T C T T  
L. crispatus   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A G C T G A  
L. gasseri   . - A . . A T . . . . . . . . . . C T A G  
L. iners   . - A . . A T . . . . . . . . . A G T . G  
L. vaginalis   . A A . . A T . . . . G . . . . G A A A A