Characterization of tropical tree rhizobia and description of Mesorhizobium plurifarium sp. nov.

  title={Characterization of tropical tree rhizobia and description of Mesorhizobium plurifarium sp. nov.},
  author={Philippe de Lajudie and Anne Willems and Giselle Nick and Filho Orlando Moreira and Flore Molouba and Bart Hoste and Urbain Torck and Marc Neyra and Matthew David Collins and Kristina Lindstr{\"o}m and Bernard L. Dreyfus and Monique Gillis},
  journal={International journal of systematic bacteriology},
  volume={48 Pt 2},
A collection of strains isolated from root nodules of Acacia species in Senegal was analysed previously by electrophoresis of total cell protein, auxanographic tests, rRNA-DNA hydridization, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, DNA base composition and DNA-DNA hybridization [de Lajudie, P., Willems, A., Pot, B. & 7 other authors (1994). Int J Syst Bacteriol 44, 715-733]. Strains from Acacia were shown to belong to two groups, Sinorhizobium terangae, and a so-called gel electrophoretic cluster U, which… 

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