Genomic basis of broad host range and environmental adaptability of Rhizobium tropici CIAT 899 and Rhizobium sp. PRF 81 which are used in inoculants for common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
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1 Centro de Ciencias Genómicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
2 Embrapa Soja, C. P. 231, Londrina, Paraná, 86001-970, Brazil
3 Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (LNCC), Avenida Getúlio Vargas 333, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4 Universidad de Sevilla, Apdo Postal 874, Sevilla, 41080, Spain
5 Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Cx. Postal 60001, Londrina, Paraná, 86051-990, Brazil
BMC Genomics 2012, 13:735 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-735Published: 27 December 2012
Additional file 1:
Diagram showing the number of orthologous gene clusters shared by R. tropici CIAT 899, Rhizobium sp. PRF 81, R. rhizogenes K84 and R. etli CFN 42. Based on SABIA- and RAST-predicted genes.
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Additional file 2:
Main characteristics of the three strains in this study.
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Additional file 3:
The WaaL O-antigen ligase of Rhizobium tropici CIAT 899. A, Kite-Dolittle hydrophobicity plots of Vibrio cholerae V194 and R. tropici CIAT 899 WaaL proteins. B, R. tropici CIAT 899 WaaL protein represented as a light gray arrow with predicted membrane-spanning regions indicated with dark grey boxes and the position of the Pfam PF04932 conserved domain indicated with a white box. C, Multiple sequence alignment showing conserved regions shared by WaaL proteins. D, Lipolysaccharide profiles of Rhizobium tropici CIAT 899 (wt), its waaL mutant (E4), and the complemented mutant (E4 + waaL).
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Induction of indoleacetic acid (IAA) production by flavonoids in R. leucaenae CFN 299 and its 200-kb pSym deletion mutant CFN 299–10.
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