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Fig. 2 | Environmental Microbiome

Fig. 2

From: The application of high-throughput sequencing technology to analysis of amoA phylogeny and environmental niche specialisation of terrestrial bacterial ammonia-oxidisers

Fig. 2

a Cladogram representing bacterial amoA Nitrosospira diversity in 33 UK soils based on Illumina MiSeq sequences. Names in blue indicate the absence of an amoA gene sequence from a cultivated Nitrosospira strain or representative genome. The bars and circles represent the distribution of sequences within each phylogenetic cluster and their relative abundance, respectively. Numbers in brackets indicate the number of sites and sequences in each phylogenetic cluster, respectively. b Dendrogram representing the relatedness of Nitrosospira bacterial ammonia oxidiser communities in 33 UK soils (pH 3.5–8.7) based on the relative abundance of distinct lineages of bacterial amoA genes. The relative abundance of each phylogenetic lineage in each soil is displayed as a heat map. The soil pH from each site is indicated by red-blue panels, in the range 3.5–9 at intervals of 0.5. The relative abundance of sequences within an individual cluster is indicated by yellow-brown shading at 12.5% intervals

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