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Plasmids That Insert into the Rhamnose Utilization Locus, rha: A Versatile Tool for Genetic Studies in Sinorhizobium meliloti
Described is a suite of plasmids that can be used to deliver DNA into a specific site in the chromosome of Sinorhizobium meliloti with a minimal impact in the physiology of the organism. This allowsExpand
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Characterization of a two-component regulatory system that regulates succinate-mediated catabolite repression in Sinorhizobium meliloti.
When they are available, Sinorhizobium meliloti utilizes C(4)-dicarboxylic acids as preferred carbon sources for growth while suppressing the utilization of some secondary carbon sources such as α-Expand
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Plasmid Introduction in Metal-Stressed, Subsurface-Derived Microcosms: Plasmid Fate and Community Response
ABSTRACT The nonconjugal IncQ plasmids pMOL187 and pMOL222, which contain the metal resistance-encoding genes czc and ncc, were introduced by using Escherichia coli as a transitory delivery strainExpand
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Better to light a candle than curse the darkness: illuminating spatial localization and temporal dynamics of rapid microbial growth in the rhizosphere
The rhizosphere is a hotbed of microbial activity in ecosystems, fueled by carbon compounds from plant roots. Basic questions about the location and dynamics of plant-spurred microbial growth in theExpand
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