Nitrogen-Fixing Enterobacter: Structure of nif-Gene Group, nif-Plasmid Spread and Risk Assessment for Releases

  • Walter Klingmüller


To provide basic knowledge for their exploitation in association with cereals, nitrogen-fixing Enterobacter agglomerans strains from the rhizosphere of wheat were studied from two view points: 1) The molecular basis of nitrogen fixation, and 2) The risk of gene spread upon release.


Recipient Cell Luria Broth Plasmid Transfer Klebsiella Oxytoca Acetylene Reduction Assay 
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