rhizobium


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rhizobium

(rī-zō′bē-əm)
n. pl. rhizo·bia (-bē-ə)
Any of various aerobic bacteria of the genus Rhizobium that form root nodules in leguminous plants, such as clover and beans, where they establish a symbiotic relationship in which the bacteria obtain carbon and energy from the plant while supplying the plant with nitrogen by nitrogen fixation.
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Today, the National Rhizobium Germplasm Resource Collection has more than 5,000 curated specimens.
Argaw, "Evaluation of symbiotic effectiveness and size of resident Rhizobium leguminosarum var.
Wisniewski-Dye et al., "Analysis of quorum-sensing-dependent control of rhizosphere-expressed (rhi) genes in Rhizobium leguminosarum bv.
Phillip, "Anaerobic growth and denitrification by Rhizobium japonicum and other rhizobia," Journal of General Microbiology, vol.
The main aims of our work were comparative studies of the phase state and structure of the lipid bilayer of the outer membrane (OM) of the cells of four free-living rhizobium strains and also of the influence of the composition of symbiotic pairs on the state and structure of the outer membrane of bacteroids (bacteroid membrane, BM) and PBM, that forms the symbiosomes inside the plant cell.
Las especies de Agrobacterium, junto con Allorhizobium undicola, recientemente se han reclasificado en el genero Rhizobium, sobre la base de analisis comparativos de genes.
Pantophlet and his team have tried injecting heat-killed Rhizobium rodiobacter into mice to see if they generate oligomannose-specific antibodies.