Table 4: Closest Match of Actinobacterial Operational Taxonomic Units (OTUs) in GenBank. Percentage in Brackets Indicate the Similarity to the Closest Match

Clean Soil Contaminated Soil
% of Clone Library Closest Match of Actinobacterial OTUs % of Clone Library Closest Match of Actinobacterial OTUs
24 Uncultured bacterium (88%) 18 Mycobacterium fallax (99%)
21 Uncultured Actinobacterium (98%) 9 Uncultured bacterium (99 %)
14 Uncultured bacterium (98%) 9 Uncultured Mycobacterium sp. (100%)
8 Uncultured Actinobacterium (91%) 9 Nocardia sp. (99%)
8 Uncultured bacterium (96%) 9 Mycobacterium sp. (99%)
7 Arthrobacter sp. (99%) 8 Microbacterium sp. (98%)
3 Uncultured Actinobacterium (95%) 6 Mycobacterium sp. (99%)
3 Uncultured bacterium (89%) 6 Rhodococcus sp. (99%)
2 Uncultured Actinobacterium (95%) 5 Microbacterium sp. (99 %)
1 Corynebacterium sp. (99%) 3 Tsukamurella sp. (99%)
1 Uncultured bacterium (89%) 2 Leucobacter sp. (99%)
1 Uncultured Actinobacterium (97%) 1 Uncultured bacterium (96%)
1 Uncultured Gemmatimonadetes bacterium (95%) 1 Microbacteriumsp. (99%)
1 Uncultured bacterium (97%) 1 Actinobaculum sp. (94%)
1 Uncultured bacterium (89%) 1 Gordonia sp. (95%)
1 Uncultured bacterium (97%) 1 Nakamurella multipartita (100%)
1 Uncultured bacterium (95%)
1 Streptomyces sp. (99%)
1 Leucobacter sp. (98%)
1 Actinobacteria (98%)
1 Dietzia maris (100 %)

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