Comparison of the Bacterial Microbiota in a Bale of Collected Cardboard Determined by 454 Pyrosequencing and Clone Library
Advances in Microbiology (AiM)
Bacillus, Solibacillus and Paenibacillus, all members of the spore-forming phylum Firmicutes.
Pyrosequencing, however, revealed a richer and more diverse bacterial community
than clone library. It showed the presence of additional minor Firmicute genera
and of a small number of Proteobacteria. The sorting at the recycling plant,
the storing, and the processing at the paper mill, the end uses, will all
contribute to the bacterial microbiota present in a bale of collected cardboard
as revealed here.