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Table 2 Overview of mcrA clone library analysis

From: Human methanogen diversity and incidence in healthy and diseased colonic groups using mcrA gene analysis

Sample Number of Clones analysed (n = 558) Number of different of RFLP profiles Preliminary RFLP profile identification of methanogens
HC 224 1 Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A
CC 190 1 Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A
IBS 48 2 Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (19) and Mbb. oralis-Type B (29)
UC 48 3 Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (46), Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type C (1) and Unknown (related to Methanosalsum zhilinae) – RFLP Type D (1)
CD 48 2 Mbb. smithii – RFLP Type A (45) and Mbb. oralis – RFLPType B (3)