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Genetics of alternative nitrogen fixation systems in Azotobacter vinelandii

  • Paul E. Bishop
  • Sheela I. MacDougal
  • Elizabeth D. Wolfinger
  • Casendra L. Shermer

Abstract

The diazotroph, Azotobacter vinelandii, harbors three genetically distinct nitrogenases (2, 13, 16). These consist of the extensively studied conventional molybdenum-containing nitrogenase (nitrogenase-1) and two alternative nitrogenase complexes (nitrogenases-2 and -3) that do not contain molybdenum.

Keywords

Gene Operon Azotobacter Vinelandii Single Operon Dissimilar Pair Double Deletion Strain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul E. Bishop
    • 1
  • Sheela I. MacDougal
    • 1
  • Elizabeth D. Wolfinger
    • 1
  • Casendra L. Shermer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and USDA/ARSNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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