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Table 1 Number of pXO2 ORF fragments detected in Bacillus isolates that vary in relatedness to B. anthracis.

From: DNA sequence conservation between the Bacillus anthracis pXO2 plasmid and genomic sequence from closely related bacteria

Bacillus species (isolate no.) Sourceb Jaccard Distancec PCR Products
   B. anthracis (91-429C-2)a LSU 0 47
   B. cereus (S2-8) FRI 0.39 0
   B. cereus (3A) FRI 0.42 1
   B. cereus (DC-17) FRI 0.43 1
   B. thuringiensis (Al-Hakam) UNSCOM 0.46 1
   B. thuringiensis konkukian Hernandez et al. [26] 0.46 2
   B. cereus (HRRL HD-571) USDA 0.55 0
   B. cereus (F1-15) FRI 0.55 2
   B. cereus (4342) ATCC 0.67 0
   B. cereus (43881) ATCC 0.69 1
   B. thuringiensis (33679) ATCC 0.69 10
   B. thuringiensis (AWO6) Wilcks et al. [12] 0.73 16
  1. aPositive control. bLSU, M.E. Hugh Jones, Louisiana State University; FRI, A. Wong and D. Beecher, Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin; USDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture; ATCC, American Type Culture Collection; UNSCOM, United Nations Special Commission. cThe Jaccard distance is the number of AFLP fragment sizes that occur in only one of the two samples, divided by the number of fragment sizes that occur in both samples plus the number of fragment sizes that occur in only one of the two samples.