Rhizobium tropiciteu genes involved in specific uptake of Phaseolus vulgaris bean-exudate compounds

@article{Rosenblueth1998RhizobiumTG,
  title={Rhizobium tropiciteu genes involved in specific uptake of Phaseolus vulgaris bean-exudate compounds},
  author={M{\'o}nica Rosenblueth and Michael F. Hynes and Esperanza Mart{\'i}nez-Romero},
  journal={Molecular and General Genetics MGG},
  year={1998},
  volume={258},
  pages={587-598}
}
Rhizobium tropici nodulates and fixes nitrogen in bean. In the R. tropici strain CFN299 we identified and characterized teu genes (tropiciexudate uptake) induced by bean root exudates, localized by insertion of a promoter-less Tn5-gusA1 transposon. teu genes are present on a plasmid of around 185 kb that is conserved in all R. tropici strains. Proteins encoded by teu genes show similarity to ABC transporters, specifically to ribose transport proteins. No induction of the teu genes was obtained… 

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