Cloning and expression of bacterial ice nucleation genes in Escherichia coli.

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Epiphytic populations of Pseudomonas syringae and Erwinia herbicola are important sources of ice nuclei that incite frost damage in agricultural crop plants. We have cloned and characterized DNA segments carrying the genes (ice) responsible for the ice-nucleating ability of these bacteria. The ice region spanned 3.5 to 4.0 kilobases and was continuous over… (More)

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@article{Orser1985CloningAE, title={Cloning and expression of bacterial ice nucleation genes in Escherichia coli.}, author={Cindy S. Orser and Brian J. Staskawicz and Nickolas J. Panopoulos and Douglas Dahlbeck and Steve E. Lindow}, journal={Journal of bacteriology}, year={1985}, volume={164 1}, pages={359-66} }