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Molecular Genetics of the Bacteria-Plant Interaction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642693403
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Proceedings in Life Sciences Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

A. General Introduction.- The Historical Background of the Bacteria-Plant Interaction.- The Rhizobium-Plant Interaction.- La Piste des Opines.- B. The Rhizobium-Plant Interaction.- I. The Rhizobium meliloti-Medicago sativa System.- Studies on Rhizobium meliloti Plasmids and on Their Role in the Control of Nodule Formation and Nitrogen Fixation: The pSym Megaplasmids and the Other Large Plasmids.- Studies on Rhizobium meliloti Plasmids and on Their Role in the Control of Nodule Formation and Nitrogen Fixation: A Strategy for Region-Specific Transposon Mutagenesis of pSym Megaplasmid.- Analysis of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Genes Carried by the Rhizobium meliloti Mega-Plasmid.- Characterization of Rhizobium meliloti Genetic Loci Essential for Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation.- Mapping and Regulation of the Structural Genes nifK, nifD, and nifH of Rhizobium meliloti.- Early Nodulation Genes of Rhizobium meliloti.- Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Genes of Rhizobium meliloti.- Vector Plasmids for in-Vivo and in-Vitro Manipulations of Gram-Negative Bacteria.- II. The Rhizobium leguminosarum-Pisum sativum System.- Genetic Analysis of pRL1 JI, a Symbiotic Plasmid of Rhizobium leguminosarum.- Natural Variation in Rhizobium Plasmids.- Analysis of Nodule-Specific Plant and Bacteroid Proteins in Pea Plants Inoculated by Transposon Mutagenized Rhizobium leguminosarum.- III. The Rhizobium japonicum-Glycine max System.- Rhizobia Use Free-Living N2 Fixation to Promote Growth by a Mechanism of Crossfeeding.- The Nitrogenase Genes of Rhizobium japonicum.- The Structure and Organization of the Soybean Leghemoglobin Genes.- The Role of Plant Genes in Soybean-Rhizobium Interactions.- IV. The Interaction of Different Rhizobium Species with Plants.- General Organization of Nitrogen Fixation Genes in Rhizobium phaseoli.- Identification of Nitrogen Fixation and Nodulation Genes on a Large Plasmid from a Broad Host Range Rhizobium sp..- Identification, Broad Host Range Mobilization and Mutagenesis of a Rhizobium trifolii Sym::R68.45 Cointegrate Plasmid.- Genetic Analysis of the Symbiotic Regions in Rhizobium trifolii and Rhizobium parasponia.- Molecular Anatomy of the Symbiotic Region in Rhizobium trifolii and Rhizobium parasponia.- Stem Nodulation in Aeschynomene: A Model System for Bacterium-Plant Interactions.- C. The Agrobacterium-Plant Interaction.- I. The Tumor-Inducing Plasmids of Agrobacterium.- Onc- and vir-Genes Located on the Ti-Plasmid of Agrobacterium tumefaciens.- Plasmid Genes Essential for the Interactions of Agrobacteria and Rhizobia with Plant Cells.- Genetic Analysis of Host Range Expression by Agrobacterium.- The Biology of Genetic Transformation of Higher Plants by Agrobacterium rhizogenes.- Expression of the T-Region of Octopine Plasmid pTi Ach5 into Protein in Bacterial Systems.- II. The Role of T-DNA in Transformed Plant Cells.- Liposomes as a Carrier of Ti Plasmid into Protoplasts.- Plant Protoplast Transformation by Agrobacterium tumefaciens and its Ti Plasmid DNA.- The Study of Integration of Tumor-Inducing DNA from the Nopaline Ti Plasmid of Agrobacterium tumefaciens.- Transcription of the Ti-Plasmid in Crown Gall Tumors.- TR Genes Involved in Agropine Production.- Transcription of T-DNA in Octopine and Nopaline Crown Gall Tumours.- Genetic Analysis of T-DNA and Regeneration of Transformed Plants.- D. Plant Pathogenic Bacteria and Related Aspects.- The Genetics of the Cherry Pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae pathovar morsprunorum.- Towards the Genetical Analysis of Pathogenicity of Xanthomonas campestris.- Molecular Analysis of Virulence Genes in Pseudomonas solanacearum.- Cloning of Genes Involved in Bacterial Ice Nucleation and Fluorescent Pigment/Siderophore Production.- The Genetics of Indoleacetic Acid Production and Virulence in Pseudomonas savastanoi.- Azospirillum Genetics.- Genome Rearrangement of the Rhizobiaceae.
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