DNA extraction from actinorhizal nodules

  • Hugo Ramírez-Saad
  • Wilma M. Akkermans
  • Antoon D.L. Akkermans


The nitrogen-fixing actinomycete Frankia has its main ecological niche in the root nodules that are formed with a wide taxonomic range of host plants, called by this fact actinorhizal plants. This generic name comprises more than 200 species of vascular dicotyledonous plants, distributed in 20 genera and eight families [5].


Frankia Strain Bead Beating Push Button Actinorhizal Plant Zirconium Bead 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Ramírez-Saad
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wilma M. Akkermans
    • 1
  • Antoon D.L. Akkermans
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyWageningen Agricultural UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Departamento de Sistemas BiológicosUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-XochimilcoMéxico DFMéxico

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