Rhizobium


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Rhizobium

[rī′zō·bē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of rod-shaped, gram-negative, aerobic, and nitrogen-fixing bacteria which form symbiotic nodules on the roots of leguminous plants, such as clover and beans.
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Effect of rhizobium inoculation on growth and nodule formation of green gram.
Agency for International Development provided the original funding to establish the national Rhizobium collection.
Perret, "Molecular basis of symbiosis between Rhizobium and legumes," Nature, vol.
To fix one gram of [N.sub.2] by Rhizobium, the host plant invests 1-20 grams C to rhizobia that becomes available through photosynthesis [15].
The process of endocytosis is characterized by a conversion from the extracellular surroundings to the intracellular one and, consequently, leads to closer interaction of Rhizobium cells with the surface of the plasma membrane.
Nine bacterial strains were used: Azospirillum brasilense (C16 and SP7), Azospirillum lipoferum C15, Azotobacter chroococcum AC1 and AC10, Azotobacter vinelandii AV5, Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110, Rhizobium sp.
Los resultados de los hemocultivos, reportaron crecimiento de Rhizobium radiobacter sensible a ampicilina, ampicilina/sulbactam, gentamicina, imipenem y resistente a ceftriaxona, ceftazidima y ciprofloxacina.