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Table 3 Taxonomic distribution of metagenomic contigs exhibiting highest similarity to nitrate reductase genes

From: The presence of nitrate dramatically changed the predominant microbial community in perchlorate degrading cultures under saline conditions

Annotation software MG-RAST MEGAN ContigEval
Similarity search tool Protein BLAT BLASTX BLASTN
Functional annotation source GenBank SEED GenBank
  P30 NP30 P30 NP30 P30 NP30
Alphaproteobacteria 5 - 4 1 - 1
Betaproteobacteria 15 16 12 7 28 18
Gammaproteobacteria 12 5 28 12 9 7
Bacilli 1 - - - - -
Negativicutes 1 - - - - -
Undefined - - 2 1 1 -
Total number of contigs 34 21 46 21 38 26