TABLE 1.

Characteristics of six bands excised and sequenced after fecal intraindividual comparisons (RNA- versus DNA-derived TTGE profiles)a

SubjectTTGE profile of originBest match in GenBank database% Identity (BlastN)
UC2RNANeisseria flava98
UC5DNAButyrate-producing bacterium T2-14599
UC6DNAButyrate-producing bacterium A2-17599
UC6DNAButyrate-producing bacterium SM6/199
UC6RNAEscherichia coli99
UC1DNAAcidaminococcus sp.100
  • a All six bands were specific for either the RNA- or DNA-derived TTGE pattern.