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- n. Plural form of phylotype.
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From 150 clones so far analyzed, the authors have identified several known species (Arthrobacter, Clostridium, and Pseudomonas), while the most abundant phylotypes were represented by completely unknown species closely affiliated with iron-oxidizing bacteria.
The research team from Finland quantified fourteen bacterial phylotypes which corresponded with bacterial species of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from faecal samples of IBS patients and healthy controls.
The researchers drew a conclusion that the detected altering phylotypes might be useful as targets in diagnostic, therapeutic and host-microbe interaction studies.
The numbers of 16S rRNA gene phylotypes (OTUs) were calculated at 97% sequence identity and single-sequence OTUs omitted.
When hundreds of liters of water from the Sargasso Sea were filtered and the microorganisms captured and sequenced, 148 novel bacterial phylotypes were identified.
Photoinhibition, exacerbated by elevated temperatures, underlies coral bleaching, but sensitivity to photosynthetic loss differs among various phylotypes of
The presence of more bacteria may indicate that specific bacterial species (phylotypes) are beneficial to humans, "Rhoads said.