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Table 1 Results of the group specific PCR reactions and characterization of the diversity of symbiont strains in each of the microbial taxa

From: The diversity of microorganisms associated with Acromyrmex leafcutter ants

Group (Kingdom) Group specific PCR N clones sequenced N symbiont strains present
Microsporidia (EUK) -   
Parabasalidea & Diplomonadida (EUK) -   
Eumycota – Fungi (EUK) + 41 6
Flavobacteria (EUB) + 44 5
Fibrobacter (EUB) -   
Spirochaetes & relatives (EUB) -   
Proteobacteria (EUB) + 36 12
Gram pos high GC (EUB) + 26 9
Gram pos low GC (EUB) + 12 1
TOTAL   159 33