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Probe/primer details

534R To be used as primer!
Full name
(Alm et al. 1996)
Accession no. pB-3725
Taxonomy Bacteria
Specificity Bacteria
Category primer
Target rRNA 16S rRNA
Direction reverse primer
Position 517-534
Sequence 5'- ATT ACC GCG GCT GCT GGC -3'
G+C content [%] 67
Length [nt] 18
Check specificity/coverage
Evaluate primer pair
(service provided by silva)
Tm 55
Hybridization efficiency

Design of 16S rRNA gene primers for 454 pyrosequencing of the human foregut microbiome. Nossa CW, Oberdorf WE, Yang L, Aas JA, Paster BJ, Desantis TZ, Brodie EL, Malamud D, Poles MA, Pei Z. World journal of gastroenterology. 2010. Pubmed


Name (Alm et al., 1996). Probe designation according to Alm, E. W., Oerther, D. B., Larsen, N., Stahl, D. A., Raskin, L. (1996). The oligonucleotide probe database. Appl Environ Microbiol 62: 3557-9. Abstract (PUBMED).
Position. Probe position according to the E. coli gene numbering.
Sequence. Sequence in IUPAC code: R=G/A, Y=T/C, M=A/C, K=G/T, S=G/C, W=A/T, H=A/C/T, B=G/T/C, V=G/C/A, D=G/A/T, N=G/A/T/C
Tm. Dissoziation temperature according to: Tm=64.9 + 41 x ((G + C - 16.4)/length).
Hybridization efficiency. Use this tool to assess in silico sensitivity (i.e. the hybridization efficiency of the oligonucleotide with its fully complementary target sequence, calculated with ProbeMelt.
Formamide. Percent formamide in the hybridization buffer for optimal hybridization conditions in FISH experiments.
Coverage. Coverage of the three domains calculated using the SILVA reference database 106 if no or a single mismatch is allowed. The detailed method is described in Klindworth et al., 2012. Nucleic Acids Res. 10.1093/nar/gks808 Full Text
Check specificity/coverage. Use these options to reveal the in silico specificity (i.e. number of matching rRNA sequences outside the target taxon) and coverage (i.e. percentage of matching rRNA sequences within the target taxon) of an oligonucleotide against the most recent SSU and LSU rRNA sequence databases.