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Regulation of Nif Gene Expression in Free-Living Diazotrophs: Recent Advances

  • M. J. Merrick
  • T. Arcondeguy
  • W. C. van Heeswijk
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Part of the Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture book series (PSBA, volume 38)

Conclusions

The prospects for a detailed understanding of many aspects of nif regulation at the molecular level are now extremely good with progressively more aspects of the system becoming tractable in vitro. Structural information on homologous systems is offering new insights into mechanistic aspects of these processes and, as the history of this field of research clearly shows, many of these studies continue to have major implications in other areas of prokaryotic biology.

Keywords

Rhodobacter Capsulatus Histidine Protein Kinase Amino Terminal Domain Photoactive Yellow Protein NifA Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Merrick
    • 1
  • T. Arcondeguy
    • 1
  • W. C. van Heeswijk
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Molecular MicrobiologyJohn Innes CentreNorwichUK
  2. 2.Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Faculty of BiologyFree UniversityAmsterdamNetherlands

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