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Existence ofSinorhizobium meliloti genomic fragment hybridizing with thenifM gene ofKlebsiella pneumoniae

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A novel finding that genomic restriction fragments of symbiotic nitrogen fixerS. meliloti hybridized withnifM gene probe of the free-living diazotrophKlebsiella pneumoniae is reported. WhenSmaI endonuclease was used to digestS. meliloti DNA, a unique hybridizing band was obtained.

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Gigova, L., Petrova, N., Dimova, S. et al. Existence ofSinorhizobium meliloti genomic fragment hybridizing with thenifM gene ofKlebsiella pneumoniae . Folia Microbiol 52, 447–448 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02932102

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Keywords

  • Nitrogen Fixation
  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae
  • Biological Nitrogen Fixation
  • nifH Gene
  • Bulgarian Academy