Expression of the bacterial gdhA gene encoding a NADPH glutamate dehydrogenase in tobacco affects plant growth and development

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We investigated the effects of genetic modification of nitrogen metabolism via the bacterial glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) on plant growth and metabolism. The gdhA gene from Escherichia coli encoding a NADPH-GDH was expressed in tobacco plants under the control of the 35 S promoter. The specific activity of GDH in gdhA plants was 8-fold of that in E. coli… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1004794000267

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