Molecular Biology of the Genus Agrobacterium

  • J. De Ley
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 3)


We started this study several years ago, because knowledge of molecular biology of a bacterial genus was very fragmentary. A number of questions needed an answer such as: What are the relationships (homology) between the genomes of the individual strains in a genus ? how homogeneous or heterogeneous are the molecular weights and base compositions of the genome DNA ? is a bacteriological species a genetically homogeneous group of strains ? what are the correlations between the genotypic and the phenotypic properties of the strains ? etc.


Hairy Root Crown Gall Hairy Root Disease Genetic Race rRNA Cistron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. De Ley
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Microbiology and microbial GeneticsState UniversityGentBelgium

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