Rhizobiaceae


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Rhizobiaceae

[rī‚zō·bē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of gram-negative, motile, aerobic rods; utilize carbohydrates and produce slime on carbohydrate media.
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This bacterium falls within the Alpha-2 group of the Proteobacteria (Woese, 1987), among members of the families Rhizobiaceae and Phyllobacteriaceae in the order Rhizobiales.
Lipopolysaccharide structures from Agrohacterium and Rhizobiaceae species.
Conjugal areas of plasmids in the Rhizobiaceae are compared in Figure 4, with detail of the gene loci involved, the tra and trb operons (Farrand, 1998).
Studies of legumes and Rhizobiaceae have been cited as evidence supporting this conclusion (Law 1985).
Occurrence of choline and glycine betaine uptake and metabolism in the family of Rhizobiaceae and their role in osmoprotection.
Purification and partial characterization of the Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae Ca2+-dependent adhesin, which mediates the first step in attachment of cells of the family Rhizobiaceae to plant root hair tips.