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Molecular Cloning of Rhizobium Japonicum DNA in E. Coli and Identification of Nitrogen Fixation (Nif) Genes

  • Hauke Hennecke
  • Jonathan R. Mielenz

Abstract

In the last few years considerable interest has been devoted to studies of the genetics of root nodule bacteria, Rhizobium spp., which are the nitrogen fixing symbionts of legumes. Scientists in this field hope to eventually genetically engineer new Rhizobium strains with improved properties in symbiosis.

Keywords

Nitrogen Fixation Recombinant Plasmid Homology Region EcoRI Fragment Root Nodule Bacterium 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hauke Hennecke
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jonathan R. Mielenz
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for MicrobiologyUniversity of RegensburgRegensburgW. Germany
  2. 2.Plant Growth LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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