rhizobium etli

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Summary: A species of gram-negative bacteria and nitrogen innoculant of PHASEOLUS VULGARIS.

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  1. Zuniga Castillo J, Romero D, Martínez Salazar J. The recombination genes addAB are not restricted to gram-positive bacteria: genetic analysis of the recombination initiation enzymes RecF and AddAB in Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:7905-13 pubmed
    ..Taking Rhizobium etli as a model, the role of recF and addAB genes in homologous recombination and repair of damaged DNA was ..
  2. St Maurice M, Reinhardt L, Surinya K, Attwood P, Wallace J, Cleland W, et al. Domain architecture of pyruvate carboxylase, a biotin-dependent multifunctional enzyme. Science. 2007;317:1076-9 pubmed
    ..This description provides insight into the function of biotin-dependent enzymes and presents a new paradigm for multifunctional enzyme catalysis. ..
  3. Lerouge I, Verreth C, Michiels J, Carlson R, Datta A, Gao M, et al. Three genes encoding for putative methyl- and acetyltransferases map adjacent to the wzm and wzt genes and are essential for O-antigen biosynthesis in Rhizobium etli CE3. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2003;16:1085-93 pubmed
    The elucidation of the structure of the O-antigen of Rhizobium etli CE3 predicts that the R. etli CE3 genome must contain genes encoding acetyl- and methyltransferases to confer the corresponding modifications to the O-antigen...
  4. Calderon Flores A, Du Pont G, Huerta Saquero A, Merchant Larios H, Servín Gonzalez L, Durán S. The stringent response is required for amino acid and nitrate utilization, nod factor regulation, nodulation, and nitrogen fixation in Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:5075-83 pubmed
    A Rhizobium etli Tn5 insertion mutant, LM01, was selected for its inability to use glutamine as the sole carbon and nitrogen source...
  5. Ingram B, Sohlenkamp C, Geiger O, Raetz C. Altered lipid A structures and polymyxin hypersensitivity of Rhizobium etli mutants lacking the LpxE and LpxF phosphatases. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010;1801:593-604 pubmed publisher
    The lipid A of Rhizobium etli, a nitrogen-fixing plant endosymbiont, displays significant structural differences when compared to that of Escherichia coli. An especially striking feature of R...
  6. Dombrecht B, Heusdens C, Beullens S, Verreth C, Mulkers E, Proost P, et al. Defence of Rhizobium etli bacteroids against oxidative stress involves a complexly regulated atypical 2-Cys peroxiredoxin. Mol Microbiol. 2005;55:1207-21 pubmed
    ..Here we report on a peroxiredoxin of Rhizobium etli, prxS, strongly expressed under microaerobic conditions and during the symbiotic interaction with Phaseolus ..
  7. Brom S, Girard L, Tun Garrido C, García de Los Santos A, Bustos P, Gonzalez V, et al. Transfer of the symbiotic plasmid of Rhizobium etli CFN42 requires cointegration with p42a, which may be mediated by site-specific recombination. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:7538-48 pubmed
    Plasmid p42a from Rhizobium etli CFN42 is self-transmissible and indispensable for conjugative transfer of the symbiotic plasmid (pSym). Most pSym transconjugants also inherit p42a...
  8. Crossman L, Castillo Ramírez S, McAnnula C, Lozano L, Vernikos G, Acosta J, et al. A common genomic framework for a diverse assembly of plasmids in the symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2567 pubmed publisher
    ..of two closely-related nitrogen-fixing symbiotic bacteria, Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae 3841 and Rhizobium etli CFN42...
  9. Resendis Antonio O, Reed J, Encarnación S, Collado Vides J, Palsson B. Metabolic reconstruction and modeling of nitrogen fixation in Rhizobium etli. PLoS Comput Biol. 2007;3:1887-95 pubmed
    ..b>Rhizobium etli is a bacteria which provides legumes with ammonia (among other chemical compounds), thereby stimulating plant ..

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  1. Shamseldin A, Nyalwidhe J, Werner D. A proteomic approach towards the analysis of salt tolerance in Rhizobium etli and Sinorhizobium meliloti strains. Curr Microbiol. 2006;52:333-9 pubmed
    Soluble proteins from the salt-tolerant Rhizobium etli strain EBRI 26 were separated by two-dimensional (2D) gel electrophoresis and visualised by Commassie staining...
  2. Pérez Mendoza D, Sepúlveda E, Pando V, Muñoz S, Nogales J, Olivares J, et al. Identification of the rctA gene, which is required for repression of conjugative transfer of rhizobial symbiotic megaplasmids. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:7341-50 pubmed
    An analysis of the conjugative transfer of pRetCFN42d, the symbiotic plasmid (pSym) of Rhizobium etli, has revealed a novel gene, rctA, as an essential element of a regulatory system for silencing the conjugative transfer of R...
  3. Gonzalez V, Acosta J, Santamaría R, Bustos P, Fernandez J, Hernández González I, et al. Conserved symbiotic plasmid DNA sequences in the multireplicon pangenomic structure of Rhizobium etli. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:1604-14 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the extent of such variation in Rhizobium etli, the complete genome sequence of R. etli CIAT652 and the partial genomic sequences of six additional R...
  4. Zanetti M, Blanco F, Beker M, Battaglia M, Aguilar O. A C subunit of the plant nuclear factor NF-Y required for rhizobial infection and nodule development affects partner selection in the common bean-Rhizobium etli symbiosis. Plant Cell. 2010;22:4142-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, overexpression of this gene has a positive impact on nodulation efficiency and selection of Rhizobium etli strains that are naturally less efficient and bad competitors...
  5. Encarnación S, Guzmán Y, Dunn M, Hernández M, del Carmen Vargas M, Mora J. Proteome analysis of aerobic and fermentative metabolism in Rhizobium etli CE3. Proteomics. 2003;3:1077-85 pubmed
    b>Rhizobium etli undergoes a transition from an aerobic to a fermentative metabolism during successive subcultures in minimal medium...
  6. Meschini E, Blanco F, Zanetti M, Beker M, Küster H, Pühler A, et al. Host genes involved in nodulation preference in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)-rhizobium etli symbiosis revealed by suppressive subtractive hybridization. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2008;21:459-68 pubmed publisher
    Common bean cultivars are nodulated preferentially by Rhizobium etli lineages from the same center of host diversification. Nodulation was found to be earlier and numerous in bean plants inoculated with the cognate strain...
  7. Pulsawat W, Leksawasdi N, Rogers P, Foster L. Anions effects on biosorption of Mn(II) by extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) from Rhizobium etli. Biotechnol Lett. 2003;25:1267-70 pubmed
    ..The Langmuir and Freundlich kinetics of Mn(II) binding by the EPS from a novel Mn(II) oxidising strain of Rhizobium etli were determined...
  8. Braeken K, Fauvart M, Vercruysse M, Beullens S, Lambrichts I, Michiels J. Pleiotropic effects of a rel mutation on stress survival of Rhizobium etli CNPAF512. BMC Microbiol. 2008;8:219 pubmed publisher
    The rel gene of Rhizobium etli (relRet), the nodulating endosymbiont of the common bean plant, determines the cellular level of the alarmone (p)ppGpp and was previously shown to affect free-living growth and symbiosis...
  9. Martínez Salazar J, Salazar E, Encarnación S, Ramírez Romero M, Rivera J. Role of the extracytoplasmic function sigma factor RpoE4 in oxidative and osmotic stress responses in Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:4122-32 pubmed publisher
    ..study were to functionally characterize and analyze the transcriptional regulation and transcriptome of the Rhizobium etli rpoE4 gene. An R. etli rpoE4 mutant was sensitive to oxidative, saline, and osmotic stresses...
  10. Castellanos M, Romero D. The extent of migration of the Holliday junction is a crucial factor for gene conversion in Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:4987-95 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we showed the effect on gene conversion of mutations in ruvB, recG, and radA in Rhizobium etli, either alone or in combination, using a cointegration strategy previously developed in our laboratory...
  11. Benhassine T, Fauvart M, Vanderleyden J, Michiels J. Interaction of an IHF-like protein with the Rhizobium etli nifA promoter. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;271:20-6 pubmed
    The nifA gene fulfills an essential role in the regulation of nitrogen fixation genes in Rhizobium etli. Transcription analysis of the nifA gene, assessed using promoter deletions, indicated an oxygen-independent expression, threefold ..
  12. López Guerrero M, Ormeño Orrillo E, Velázquez E, Rogel M, Acosta J, Gonzalez V, et al. Rhizobium etli taxonomy revised with novel genomic data and analyses. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2012;35:353-8 pubmed publisher
    ..CIAT 652, Ch24-10 (newly reported genome) and CNPAF 512 constituted a well-supported group independent from Rhizobium etli CFN 42(T). DNA-DNA hybridization results indicated that CIAT 652, Ch24-10 and CNPAF 512 could correspond to R...
  13. Salavati A, Taleei A, Bushehri A, Komatsu S. Analysis of the proteome of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) roots after inoculation with Rhizobium etli. Protein Pept Lett. 2012;19:880-9 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that defense mechanisms associated with induction of chaperonins and protein degradation regulated by proteasomes occur during the early stage of symbiosis between the common bean and bacteria...
  14. Moreno Enriquez A, Evangelista Martínez Z, Gonzalez Mondragon E, Calderon Flores A, Arreguin R, Perez Rueda E, et al. Biochemical characterization of recombinant L-asparaginase (AnsA) from Rhizobium etli, a member of an increasing rhizobial-type family of L-asparaginases. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;22:292-300 pubmed
    We report the expression, purification, and characterization of L-asparaginase (AnsA) from Rhizobium etli. The enzyme was purified to homogeneity in a single-step procedure involving affinity chromatography, and the kinetic parameters K(m)..
  15. Soberón N, Venkova Canova T, Ramírez Romero M, Tellez Sosa J, Cevallos M. Incompatibility and the partitioning site of the repABC basic replicon of the symbiotic plasmid from Rhizobium etli. Plasmid. 2004;51:203-16 pubmed
    The basic replicon of the symbiotic plasmid (p42d) of Rhizobium etli CE3 is constituted by the repABC operon. Whereas RepC is essential for plasmid replication, RepA and RepB are involved in plasmid partitioning...
  16. Daniels R, Reynaert S, Hoekstra H, Verreth C, Janssens J, Braeken K, et al. Quorum signal molecules as biosurfactants affecting swarming in Rhizobium etli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:14965-70 pubmed
    ..Here, we report on a dual function of AHL molecules in controlling swarming behavior of Rhizobium etli, the bacterial symbiotic partner of the common bean plant. The major swarming regulator of R...
  17. Shamseldin A, Werner D. High salt and high pH tolerance of new isolated Rhizobium etli strains from Egyptian soils. Curr Microbiol. 2005;50:11-6 pubmed
    ..Among seven Rhizobium etli strains isolated from Egyptian soils, we found a high degree of diversity...
  18. García Fraile P, Mulas García D, Peix A, Rivas R, González Andrés F, Velázquez E. Phaseolus vulgaris is nodulated in northern Spain by Rhizobium leguminosarum strains harboring two nodC alleles present in American Rhizobium etli strains: biogeographical and evolutionary implications. Can J Microbiol. 2010;56:657-66 pubmed publisher
    ..None of the isolates was identified as Rhizobium etli; however, all of them carry the nodC alleles alpha and gamma harboured by American strains of this species...
  19. Vercruysse M, Fauvart M, Beullens S, Braeken K, Cloots L, Engelen K, et al. A comparative transcriptome analysis of Rhizobium etli bacteroids: specific gene expression during symbiotic nongrowth. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:1553-61 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhizobium etli occurs either in a nitrogen-fixing symbiosis with its host plant, Phaseolus vulgaris, or free-living in the soil. During both conditions, the bacterium has been suggested to reside primarily in a nongrowing state...
  20. Ormeño Orrillo E, Rogel Hernández M, Lloret L, López López A, Martinez J, Barois I, et al. Change in land use alters the diversity and composition of Bradyrhizobium communities and led to the introduction of Rhizobium etli into the tropical rain forest of Los Tuxtlas (Mexico). Microb Ecol. 2012;63:822-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Most Bradyrhizobium genospecies present in forest were not recovered or become rare in the other LUS. Rhizobium etli was found as the dominant bean-nodulating rhizobia present in crop fields and pastures, and evidence was found ..
  21. Zamorano Sanchez D, Reyes González A, Gómez Hernández N, Rivera P, Georgellis D, Girard L. FxkR provides the missing link in the fixL-fixK signal transduction cascade in Rhizobium etli CFN42. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:1506-17 pubmed publisher
    Transcriptional control of the fixK gene in Rhizobium etli and R. leguminosarum bv. viciae is governed by a two-component signal transduction system that diverts from the conventional FixL-FixJ cascade that occurs in model rhizobia...
  22. Cervantes Rivera R, Romero López C, Berzal Herranz A, Cevallos M. Analysis of the mechanism of action of the antisense RNA that controls the replication of the repABC plasmid p42d. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:3268-78 pubmed publisher
    Replication and segregation of the Rhizobium etli symbiotic plasmid (pRetCFN42d) depend on the presence of a repABC operon, which carries all the plasmid-encoded elements required for these functions...
  23. Aguilar O, Riva O, Peltzer E. Analysis of Rhizobium etli and of its symbiosis with wild Phaseolus vulgaris supports coevolution in centers of host diversification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:13548-53 pubmed
    ..Species Rhizobium etli is the predominant rhizobia found symbiotically associated with beans in the Americas...
  24. Fauvart M, Verstraeten N, Dombrecht B, Venmans R, Beullens S, Heusdens C, et al. Rhizobium etli HrpW is a pectin-degrading enzyme and differs from phytopathogenic homologues in enzymically crucial tryptophan and glycine residues. Microbiology. 2009;155:3045-54 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Rhizobium etli hrpW is associated with genes encoding a type III secretion system, a macromolecular structure that allows ..
  25. Zeczycki T, St Maurice M, Jitrapakdee S, Wallace J, Attwood P, Cleland W. Insight into the carboxyl transferase domain mechanism of pyruvate carboxylase from Rhizobium etli. Biochemistry. 2009;48:4305-13 pubmed publisher
    The effects of mutations in the active site of the carboxyl transferase domain of Rhizobium etli pyruvate carboxylase have been determined for the forward reaction to form oxaloacetate, the reverse reaction to form MgATP, the oxamate-..
  26. Martínez Salazar J, Sandoval Calderón M, Guo X, Castillo Ramírez S, Reyes A, Loza M, et al. The Rhizobium etli RpoH1 and RpoH2 sigma factors are involved in different stress responses. Microbiology. 2009;155:386-97 pubmed publisher
    The physiological role and transcriptional expression of Rhizobium etli sigma factors rpoH1 and rpoH2 are reported in this work...
  27. Spaepen S, Das F, Luyten E, Michiels J, Vanderleyden J. Indole-3-acetic acid-regulated genes in Rhizobium etli CNPAF512. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009;291:195-200 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify the effect of IAA on rhizobial gene expression, a transposon (mTn5gusA-oriV) mutant library of Rhizobium etli, enriched for mutants that show differential gene expression under microaerobiosis and/or addition of nodule ..
  28. Flores M, Morales L, Avila A, Gonzalez V, Bustos P, García D, et al. Diversification of DNA sequences in the symbiotic genome of Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:7185-92 pubmed
    ..The complete nucleotide sequence of the symbiotic plasmid of Rhizobium etli model strain CFN42, symbiont of the common bean plant, has been reported...
  29. Braeken K, Daniels R, Vos K, Fauvart M, Bachaspatimayum D, Vanderleyden J, et al. Genetic determinants of swarming in Rhizobium etli. Microb Ecol. 2008;55:54-64 pubmed
    ..The gram-negative nitrogen-fixing soil bacterium Rhizobium etli CNPAF512 was previously shown to display swarming behavior on soft agar plates...
  30. Gonzalez V, Santamaría R, Bustos P, Hernández González I, Medrano Soto A, Moreno Hagelsieb G, et al. The partitioned Rhizobium etli genome: genetic and metabolic redundancy in seven interacting replicons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:3834-9 pubmed
    We report the complete 6,530,228-bp genome sequence of the symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacterium Rhizobium etli. Six large plasmids comprise one-third of the total genome size...
  31. Izquierdo J, Venkova Canova T, Ramírez Romero M, Tellez Sosa J, Hernandez Lucas I, Sanjuan J, et al. An antisense RNA plays a central role in the replication control of a repC plasmid. Plasmid. 2005;54:259-77 pubmed
    ..Based on structural and functional similarities between members of the repC and repABC families we propose a model of their evolutionary relationship...
  32. Zhang Y, Tiwari M, Jeya M, Lee J. Covalent immobilization of recombinant Rhizobium etli CFN42 xylitol dehydrogenase onto modified silica nanoparticles. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;90:499-507 pubmed publisher
    ..high immobilization efficiency were selected from among several carriers for immobilization of recombinant Rhizobium etli CFN42 xylitol dehydrogenase (ReXDH) and subjected to characterization...
  33. SUAREZ R, Wong A, Ramirez M, Barraza A, Orozco M, Cevallos M, et al. Improvement of drought tolerance and grain yield in common bean by overexpressing trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in rhizobia. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2008;21:958-66 pubmed publisher
    ..tolerance and yield in legumes by overexpressing trehalose-6-phosphate synthase in the symbiotic bacterium Rhizobium etli. Phaseolus vulgaris (common beans) plants inoculated with R...
  34. Tiwari M, Moon H, Jeya M, Lee J. Cloning and characterization of a thermostable xylitol dehydrogenase from Rhizobium etli CFN42. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;87:571-81 pubmed publisher
    An NAD(+)-dependent xylitol dehydrogenase from Rhizobium etli CFN42 (ReXDH) was cloned and overexpressed in Escherichia coli...
  35. Xiang S, Tong L. Crystal structures of human and Staphylococcus aureus pyruvate carboxylase and molecular insights into the carboxyltransfer reaction. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2008;15:295-302 pubmed publisher
    ..There are dramatic differences in domain positions in the monomer and the organization of the tetramer between these enzymes and the PC from Rhizobium etli.
  36. Resendis Antonio O, Hernández M, Salazar E, Contreras S, Batallar G, Mora Y, et al. Systems biology of bacterial nitrogen fixation: high-throughput technology and its integrative description with constraint-based modeling. BMC Syst Biol. 2011;5:120 pubmed publisher
  37. Forsberg L, Noel K, Box J, Carlson R. Genetic locus and structural characterization of the biochemical defect in the O-antigenic polysaccharide of the symbiotically deficient Rhizobium etli mutant, CE166. Replacement of N-acetylquinovosamine with its hexosyl-4-ulose precursor. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:51347-59 pubmed
    The O-antigen polysaccharide (OPS) of Rhizobium etli CE3 lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is linked to the core oligosaccharide via an N-acetylquinovosaminosyl (QuiNAc) residue...
  38. Gómez Hernández N, Reyes González A, Sanchez C, Mora Y, Delgado M, Girard L. Regulation and symbiotic role of nirK and norC expression in Rhizobium etli. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:233-45 pubmed publisher
    b>Rhizobium etli CFN42 is unable to use nitrate for respiration and lacks nitrate reductase activity as well as the nap or nar genes encoding respiratory nitrate reductase...
  39. Sepúlveda E, Pérez Mendoza D, Ramírez Romero M, Soto M, López Lara I, Geiger O, et al. Transcriptional interference and repression modulate the conjugative ability of the symbiotic plasmid of Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:4189-97 pubmed publisher
    ..In Rhizobium etli, the product of rctA inhibits the conjugation of the symbiotic plasmid by reducing the transcription of the ..
  40. Venkova Canova T, Soberón N, Ramírez Romero M, Cevallos M. Two discrete elements are required for the replication of a repABC plasmid: an antisense RNA and a stem-loop structure. Mol Microbiol. 2004;54:1431-44 pubmed
    ..conserved repB-repC intergenic sequence, which negatively modulate the expression of repC, in plasmid p42d of Rhizobium etli. One of them is a small antisense RNA and the other is a stem-loop structure in the repABC mRNA that occludes ..
  41. Moris M, Braeken K, Schoeters E, Verreth C, Beullens S, Vanderleyden J, et al. Effective symbiosis between Rhizobium etli and Phaseolus vulgaris requires the alarmone ppGpp. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:5460-9 pubmed
    The symbiotic interaction between Rhizobium etli and Phaseolus vulgaris, the common bean plant, ultimately results in the formation of nitrogen-fixing nodules...
  42. Santoyo G, Martínez Salazar J, Rodriguez C, Romero D. Gene conversion tracts associated with crossovers in Rhizobium etli. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:4116-26 pubmed
    ..formation, to isolate gene conversion events associated with crossovers in the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Rhizobium etli. In this system, selection is applied only for cointegrate formation, with gene conversions being detected as ..
  43. Tatè R, Ferraioli S, Filosa S, Cermola M, Riccio A, Iaccarino M, et al. Glutamine utilization by Rhizobium etli. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004;17:720-8 pubmed
    We undertook the study of the use of glutamine (Gln) as the source of carbon and energy by Rhizobium etli. Tn5-induced mutagenesis allowed us to identify several genes required for Gln utilization, including those coding for two broad-..
  44. Lozano L, Hernández González I, Bustos P, Santamaría R, Souza V, Young J, et al. Evolutionary dynamics of insertion sequences in relation to the evolutionary histories of the chromosome and symbiotic plasmid genes of Rhizobium etli populations. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6504-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report an analysis of the distribution and genetic conservation of the IS found in the genome of Rhizobium etli CFN42 in a collection of 87 Rhizobium strains belonging to populations with different geographical origins...
  45. Piñero S, Rivera J, Romero D, Cevallos M, Martinez A, Bolivar F, et al. Tyrosinase from Rhizobium etli is involved in nodulation efficiency and symbiosis-associated stress resistance. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;13:35-44 pubmed
    ..The tyrosinase gene (melA) is plasmid-encoded in many rhizobial species. In Rhizobium etli CFN42, the genetic location of melA in the symbiotic plasmid (p42d) and its RpoN-NifA regulation suggest an ..
  46. Zeczycki T, Menefee A, Adina Zada A, Jitrapakdee S, Surinya K, Wallace J, et al. Novel insights into the biotin carboxylase domain reactions of pyruvate carboxylase from Rhizobium etli. Biochemistry. 2011;50:9724-37 pubmed publisher
  47. Vercruysse M, Fauvart M, Jans A, Beullens S, Braeken K, Cloots L, et al. Stress response regulators identified through genome-wide transcriptome analysis of the (p)ppGpp-dependent response in Rhizobium etli. Genome Biol. 2011;12:R17 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the first in-depth analysis of the (p)ppGpp-regulon in an ?-proteobacterium using a high-resolution tiling array to better understand the pleiotropic stress phenotype of a relA/rsh mutant...
  48. Jans A, Vercruysse M, Gao S, Engelen K, Lambrichts I, Fauvart M, et al. Canonical and non-canonical EcfG sigma factors control the general stress response in Rhizobium etli. Microbiologyopen. 2013;2:976-87 pubmed publisher
    ..This study explores the hierarchical relation between Rhizobium etli ?(EcfG1) and ?(EcfG2) , canonical and non-canonical ?(EcfG) proteins, respectively...
  49. Vercruysse M, Fauvart M, Cloots L, Engelen K, Thijs I, Marchal K, et al. Genome-wide detection of predicted non-coding RNAs in Rhizobium etli expressed during free-living and host-associated growth using a high-resolution tiling array. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:53 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we have compared an extensive compilation of these non-coding RNA predictions to intergenic expression data of a whole-genome high-resolution tiling array in the soil-dwelling alpha-proteobacterium Rhizobium etli.
  50. Bueno E, Gómez Hernández N, Girard L, Bedmar E, Delgado M. Function of the Rhizobium etli CFN42 nirK gene in nitrite metabolism. Biochem Soc Trans. 2005;33:162-3 pubmed
    b>Rhizobium etli CFN42 is not capable of growing anaerobically with nitrate but it grows with nitrite as a terminal electron acceptor...
  51. Guill n Navarro K, Ara za G, Garc a de los Santos A, Mora Y, Dunn M. The Rhizobium etli bioMNY operon is involved in biotin transport. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2005;250:209-19 pubmed publisher
    Because Rhizobium etli CE3 is normally dependent on an external source of biotin and lacks orthodox biotin biosynthesis genes, we undertook an analysis of biotin uptake in this organism...
  52. Ram rez Romero M, Masulis I, Cevallos M, Gonz lez V, D vila G. The Rhizobium etli sigma70 (SigA) factor recognizes a lax consensus promoter. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006;34:1470-80 pubmed publisher
    A collection of Rhizobium etli promoters was isolated from a genomic DNA library constructed in the promoter-trap vector pBBMCS53, by their ability to drive the expression of a gusA reporter gene...
  53. Villaseñor T, Brom S, Dávalos A, Lozano L, Romero D, Los Santos A. Housekeeping genes essential for pantothenate biosynthesis are plasmid-encoded in Rhizobium etli and Rhizobium leguminosarum. BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:66 pubmed publisher
  54. Lietzan A, Menefee A, Zeczycki T, Kumar S, Attwood P, Wallace J, et al. Interaction between the biotin carboxyl carrier domain and the biotin carboxylase domain in pyruvate carboxylase from Rhizobium etli. Biochemistry. 2011;50:9708-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that a mutation of threonine 882 to alanine in PC from Rhizobium etli renders the carboxyl transferase domain inactive and favors the positioning of biotin in the biotin ..
  55. Salazar E, Díaz Mejía J, Moreno Hagelsieb G, Martínez Batallar G, Mora Y, Mora J, et al. Characterization of the NifA-RpoN regulon in Rhizobium etli in free life and in symbiosis with Phaseolus vulgaris. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:4510-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the complete Rhizobium etli genome sequence, we constructed an R...
  56. García de Los Santos A, Lopez E, Cubillas C, Noel K, Brom S, Romero D. Requirement of a plasmid-encoded catalase for survival of Rhizobium etli CFN42 in a polyphenol-rich environment. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:2398-403 pubmed publisher
    ..black bean to simulate a polyphenol-rich environment and analyze the response of the bean-nodulating strain Rhizobium etli CFN42...
  57. Boboye B. Degradation of trehalose by rhizobia and characteristics of a trehalose-degrading enzyme isolated from Rhizobium species NGR234. J Appl Microbiol. 2004;97:256-61 pubmed
    ..This study was designed to examine the breakdown of trehalose by rhizobia and to characterize the trehalose-degrading enzyme isolated from Rhizobium sp. NGR234...
  58. Reina Bueno M, Argandoña M, Nieto J, Hidalgo García A, Iglesias Guerra F, Delgado M, et al. Role of trehalose in heat and desiccation tolerance in the soil bacterium Rhizobium etli. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:207 pubmed publisher
    The compatible solute trehalose is involved in the osmostress response of Rhizobium etli, the microsymbiont of Phaseolus vulgaris. In this work, we reconstructed trehalose metabolism in R...
  59. Martínez Salazar J, Zuniga Castillo J, Romero D. Differential roles of proteins involved in migration of Holliday junctions on recombination and tolerance to DNA damaging agents in Rhizobium etli. Gene. 2009;432:26-32 pubmed publisher
    ..migration (ruvB, recG, radA) and heteroduplex editing (mutS) were studied in the alpha-proteobacterium Rhizobium etli. The genes were interrupted with a loxPSp interposon and R...
  60. Pérez Mendoza D, Domínguez Ferreras A, Muñoz S, Soto M, Olivares J, Brom S, et al. Identification of functional mob regions in Rhizobium etli: evidence for self-transmissibility of the symbiotic plasmid pRetCFN42d. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:5753-61 pubmed
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