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Table 1 Number of samples in each category. Cat 1. Corresponds to DNA extracted in the clean room facilities; Cat 2. Wipe solution from surfaces; Cat 3. Filter solution from HEPA filters; Cat 4. Vacuum particle solution from ULPA filters and Cat. 5. DNA repeatability samples

From: A comprehensive metagenomics framework to characterize organisms relevant for planetary protection

Cat. # Category JPL-SAF* ISO-5 Control Total # of samples
1 Extracted DNA (JPL) 5 5 2 12
2 Wipe solution (JPL) 7 3 2 12
3 Filter solution (HEPA filters) 2 6 2 10
4 Vacuum particle solution (ULPA filters) 5 5 0 10
5 Repeatability (DNA from one JPL-SAF sample) 5 - 0 5
- Buffer controls - - 2 2
Total # of samples for shotgun sequencing 51
  1. *JPL-SAF: ISO-6 to ISO-8.5 facilities