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..This is the first report that demonstrates a role for RirA in the Rhizobium-legume symbiosis. ..
AlÃas Villegas C, Cubo M, Lara Dampier V, BellogÃn R, Camacho M, Temprano F, et al. Rhizobial strains isolated from nodules of Medicago marina in southwest Spain are abiotic-stress tolerant and symbiotically diverse. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2015;38:506-14 pubmed publisher
..It could be possible that the increases in the transcription levels of several genes related to nodulation under saline conditions could represent a strategy to establish symbiosis under abiotic stressing conditions. ..