Extreme specificity of NCR gene expression in Medicago truncatula

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Guefrachi, Ibtissem; Nagymihaly, Marianna; Pislariu, Catalina I; Van de Velde, Willem; Ratet, Pascal; Mars, Mohamed; Udvardi, Michael K; Kondorosi, Eva; Mergaert, Peter; Alunni, Benoît;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Genomics,volume 15,issue 1,page712 (issn: 1471-2164, eissn: 1471-2164)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-712, pmc: PMC4168050
  • Subject: Legume nitrogen fixation | Biotechnology | Research Article | Sinorhizobium meliloti | Bacteroid | Transcriptome compendium | Genetics | Symbiosis | Defensin | Nodulation | NCR | Medicago truncatula | Gene expression
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Background Legumes form root nodules to house nitrogen fixing bacteria of the rhizobium family. The rhizobia are located intracellularly in the symbiotic nodule cells. In the legume Medicago truncatula these cells produce high amounts of Nodule-specific Cysteine-Rich (N... View more
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