bradyrhizobium

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria usually containing granules of poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate. They characteristically invade the root hairs of leguminous plants and act as intracellular symbionts.

Top Publications

  1. doi An integrated proteomics and transcriptomics reference data set provides new insights into the Bradyrhizobium japonicum bacteroid metabolism in soybean root nodules
    Nathanael Delmotte
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Proteomics 10:1391-400. 2010
  2. pmc Isovaleryl-homoserine lactone, an unusual branched-chain quorum-sensing signal from the soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Andrea Lindemann
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16765-70. 2011
  3. pmc Aryl-homoserine lactone quorum sensing in stem-nodulating photosynthetic bradyrhizobia
    Nathan A Ahlgren
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7183-8. 2011
  4. doi Host-specific symbiotic requirement of BdeAB, a RegR-controlled RND-type efflux system in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Andrea Lindemann
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 312:184-91. 2010
  5. pmc Complete transcriptome of the soybean root hair cell, a single-cell model, and its alteration in response to Bradyrhizobium japonicum infection
    Marc Libault
    Division of Plant Sciences, National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, CS Bond Life Sciences Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:541-52. 2010
  6. doi Proteomics reveals differential expression of proteins related to a variety of metabolic pathways by genistein-induced Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains
    Jesiane Stefânia da Silva Batista
    Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Dept of Microbiology, Cx Postal 60001, 86051 990, Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    J Proteomics 75:1211-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Phylogenetic analyses of symbiotic nodulation genes support vertical and lateral gene co-transfer within the Bradyrhizobium genus
    Lionel Moulin
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, IRD INRA CIRAD ENSAM, 34398 Montpellier, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:720-32. 2004
  8. doi Transcription profiling of soybean nodulation by Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Laurent Brechenmacher
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Divisions of Plant Sciences and Biochemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:631-45. 2008
  9. ncbi Proteomic analysis of soybean root hairs after infection by Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Jinrong Wan
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Department of Plant Microbiology and Pathology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:458-67. 2005
  10. doi Rhizobial adaptation to hosts, a new facet in the legume root-nodule symbiosis
    Marion Koch
    Institute of Microbiology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:784-90. 2010

Research Grants

  1. STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. STUDIES OF THE DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 1993
  4. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Metabolism
    MARK R O apos BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Biosynthesis
    MARK O BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. 2004 Tetrapyrroles Gordon Conference
    MARK O BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Metabolism
    MARK R O apos BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2011

Detail Information

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  1. doi An integrated proteomics and transcriptomics reference data set provides new insights into the Bradyrhizobium japonicum bacteroid metabolism in soybean root nodules
    Nathanael Delmotte
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Proteomics 10:1391-400. 2010
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum, a gram-negative soil bacterium that establishes an N(2)-fixing symbiosis with its legume host soybean (Glycine max), has been used as a symbiosis model system...
  2. pmc Isovaleryl-homoserine lactone, an unusual branched-chain quorum-sensing signal from the soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Andrea Lindemann
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16765-70. 2011
    ..Here we report that BjaI from the soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 is closely related to RpaI and BtaI and catalyzes the synthesis of isovaleryl-HSL (IV-HSL), ..
  3. pmc Aryl-homoserine lactone quorum sensing in stem-nodulating photosynthetic bradyrhizobia
    Nathan A Ahlgren
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7183-8. 2011
    ..A photosynthetic stem-nodulating member of the genus Bradyrhizobium produces a small molecule signal that elicits an R. palustris quorum-sensing response...
  4. doi Host-specific symbiotic requirement of BdeAB, a RegR-controlled RND-type efflux system in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Andrea Lindemann
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 312:184-91. 2010
    ..The genome of the nitrogen-fixing soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum encodes 24 members of the family of resistance/nodulation/cell division (RND) multidrug efflux ..
  5. pmc Complete transcriptome of the soybean root hair cell, a single-cell model, and its alteration in response to Bradyrhizobium japonicum infection
    Marc Libault
    Division of Plant Sciences, National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, CS Bond Life Sciences Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:541-52. 2010
    ..g. soybean [Glycine max] and Bradyrhizobium japonicum) initiated by the infection of plant root hair cells by the symbiont...
  6. doi Proteomics reveals differential expression of proteins related to a variety of metabolic pathways by genistein-induced Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains
    Jesiane Stefânia da Silva Batista
    Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Dept of Microbiology, Cx Postal 60001, 86051 990, Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    J Proteomics 75:1211-9. 2012
    ..to be broader than the induction of nodulation genes, we aimed at characterizing genistein-induced proteins of Bradyrhizobium japonicum CPAC 15 (=SEMIA 5079), used in commercial soybean inoculants in Brazil, and of two genetically ..
  7. ncbi Phylogenetic analyses of symbiotic nodulation genes support vertical and lateral gene co-transfer within the Bradyrhizobium genus
    Lionel Moulin
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, IRD INRA CIRAD ENSAM, 34398 Montpellier, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:720-32. 2004
    ..PCR amplification, sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of nodA gene sequences from a collection of diverse Bradyrhizobium strains revealed the monophyletic character with the possible exception of photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium, ..
  8. doi Transcription profiling of soybean nodulation by Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Laurent Brechenmacher
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Divisions of Plant Sciences and Biochemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:631-45. 2008
    ..microarrays, we monitored gene expression in soybean (Glycine max) inoculated with the nodulating bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum 4, 8, and 16 days after inoculation, timepoints that coincide with nodule development and the onset ..
  9. ncbi Proteomic analysis of soybean root hairs after infection by Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Jinrong Wan
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Department of Plant Microbiology and Pathology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:458-67. 2005
    Infection of soybean root hairs by Bradyrhizobium japonicum is the first of several complex events leading to nodulation. In the current proteomic study, soybean root hairs after inoculation with B. japonicum were separated from roots...
  10. doi Rhizobial adaptation to hosts, a new facet in the legume root-nodule symbiosis
    Marion Koch
    Institute of Microbiology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:784-90. 2010
    ..The host-adaptation concept was elaborated with Bradyrhizobium japonicum and three different legumes (soybean, cowpea, and siratro)...
  11. doi Multilocus sequence analysis of the genus Bradyrhizobium
    Raul Rivas
    Laboratory of Microbiology WE10, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 32:101-10. 2009
    The use of multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) for the taxonomy of Bradyrhizobium was assessed...
  12. pmc Diversification of lupine Bradyrhizobium strains: evidence from nodulation gene trees
    Tomasz Stepkowski
    Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Noskowskiego 12 14, 61 704 Poznan, Poland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:3254-64. 2007
    b>Bradyrhizobium strains isolated in Europe from Genisteae and serradella legumes form a distinct lineage, designated clade II, on nodulation gene trees...
  13. ncbi Interaction between the bacterial iron response regulator and ferrochelatase mediates genetic control of heme biosynthesis
    Zhenhao Qi
    Department of Biochemistry, 140 Farber Hall, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Mol Cell 9:155-62. 2002
    ..The Bradyrhizobium japonicum iron response regulator (Irr) protein represses the pathway at an early step under iron limitation ..
  14. doi Phylogeny and taxonomy of a diverse collection of Bradyrhizobium strains based on multilocus sequence analysis of the 16S rRNA gene, ITS region and glnII, recA, atpD and dnaK genes
    Pâmela Menna
    Embrapa Soja, Cx Postal 231, 86001 970 Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2934-50. 2009
    The genus Bradyrhizobium encompasses a variety of bacteria that can live in symbiotic and endophytic associations with legumes and non-legumes, and are characterized by physiological and symbiotic versatility and broad geographical ..
  15. ncbi Complete genomic sequence of nitrogen-fixing symbiotic bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110
    Takakazu Kaneko
    Kazusa DNA Research Institute, 2 6 7 Kazusa Kamatari, Kisarazu, Chiba 292 0812, Japan
    DNA Res 9:189-97. 2002
    The complete nucleotide sequence of the genome of a symbiotic bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 was determined. The genome of B. japonicum was a single circular chromosome 9,105,828 bp in length with an average GC content of 64...
  16. pmc European origin of Bradyrhizobium populations infecting lupins and serradella in soils of Western Australia and South Africa
    Tomasz Stepkowski
    Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, 61 704 Poznan, Noskowskiego 12 14, Poland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7041-52. 2005
    We applied a multilocus phylogenetic approach to elucidate the origin of serradella and lupin Bradyrhizobium strains that persist in soils of Western Australia and South Africa...
  17. pmc Genome-wide transcriptional and physiological responses of Bradyrhizobium japonicum to paraquat-mediated oxidative stress
    Andrew J Donati
    Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Life Science Building 216, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3633-43. 2011
    The rhizobial bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum functions as a nitrogen-fixing symbiont of the soybean plant (Glycine max)...
  18. pmc Soybean metabolites regulated in root hairs in response to the symbiotic bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Laurent Brechenmacher
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:1808-22. 2010
    Nodulation of soybean (Glycine max) root hairs by the nitrogen-fixing symbiotic bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum is a complex process coordinated by the mutual exchange of diffusible signal molecules...
  19. doi Analysis of the secretome of the soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Jana Hempel
    Institut fur Genetik, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Biotechnol 140:51-8. 2009
    Proteins from the supernatant of Bradyrhizobium japonicum were separated by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and stained with Coomassie. This revealed more than 100 protein spots...
  20. ncbi Discovery of a mandelonitrile hydrolase from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 by rational genome mining
    Dunming Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    J Biotechnol 129:645-50. 2007
    A mandelonitrile hydrolase bll6402 from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 was predicted by rational genome mining, i.e...
  21. ncbi A comparative proteomic evaluation of culture grown vs nodule isolated Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Annamraju D Sarma
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Proteomics 6:3008-28. 2006
    Total protein extract of Bradyrhizobium japonicum cultivated in HM media were resolved by 2-D PAGE using narrow range IPG strips...
  22. pmc Bradyoxetin, a unique chemical signal involved in symbiotic gene regulation
    John Loh
    Department of Plant Microbiology and Pathology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14446-51. 2002
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum is a symbiotic bacterium that nodulates soybean...
  23. doi Nodulation of Aeschynomene afraspera and A. indica by photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium Sp. strain ORS285: the nod-dependent versus the nod-independent symbiotic interaction
    Katia Bonaldi
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, Montpellier, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:1359-71. 2011
    ..The infection process and nodule organogenesis was examined using the green fluorescent protein-labeled Bradyrhizobium sp. strain ORS285 able to nodulate both species. In A...
  24. pmc Generation of Bradyrhizobium japonicum mutants with increased N2O reductase activity by selection after introduction of a mutated dnaQ gene
    Manabu Itakura
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8577, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:7258-64. 2008
    We obtained two beneficial mutants of Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 with increased nitrous oxide (N(2)O) reductase (N(2)OR) activity by introducing a plasmid containing a mutated B...
  25. doi Transient Nod factor-dependent gene expression in the nodulation-competent zone of soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr.) roots
    Satomi Hayashi
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Plant Biotechnol J 10:995-1010. 2012
    ..We focused on discovering genes regulated specifically by the Bradyrhizobium-produced Nod factor signal, by inoculating roots with either a competent wild-type or incompetent mutant (nodC(..
  26. doi Inoculation- and nitrate-induced CLE peptides of soybean control NARK-dependent nodule formation
    Dugald E Reid
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, John Hines Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:606-18. 2011
    ..candidate CLE peptide-encoding genes (GmRIC1, GmRIC2, and GmNIC1) in soybean (Glycine max) that respond to Bradyrhizobium japonicum inoculation or nitrate treatment...
  27. doi The type III-secreted protein NopE1 affects symbiosis and exhibits a calcium-dependent autocleavage activity
    Mandy Wenzel
    Institute of Genetics, Dresden University of Technology, Helmholtzstrasse 10, D 01062 Dresden, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:124-9. 2010
    The type III-secreted proteins NopE1 and NopE2 of Bradyrhizobium japonicum contain a repeated domain of unknown function (DUF1521), which is present in a few uncharacterized proteins...
  28. ncbi Diversity and relationships of bradyrhizobia from legumes native to eastern North America
    Matthew A Parker
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA
    Can J Microbiol 52:1148-57. 2006
    ..reaction (PCR) assays with lineage-specific primers were used to analyze the diversity of 276 isolates of Bradyrhizobium sp...
  29. ncbi A new nitrilase from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110. Gene cloning, biochemical characterization and substrate specificity
    Dunming Zhu
    Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    J Biotechnol 133:327-33. 2008
    A nitrilase gene blr3397 from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 was cloned and over-expressed in Escherichia coli, and the encoded protein was purified to give a nitrilase with a single band of about 34.5kD on SDS-PAGE...
  30. doi Crystal structures of NodS N-methyltransferase from Bradyrhizobium japonicum in ligand-free form and as SAH complex
    Ozgur Cakici
    Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    J Mol Biol 404:874-89. 2010
    ..We report the crystal structure of recombinant NodS protein from Bradyrhizobium japonicum, which infects lupine and serradella legumes...
  31. pmc Novel and nodulation-regulated microRNAs in soybean roots
    Senthil Subramanian
    Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 N Warson Road, St Louis, MO 63132, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:160. 2008
    ..Symbiosis between legumes (e.g. soybean) and rhizobia bacteria (e.g. Bradyrhizobium japonicum) results in root nodules where the majority of biological nitrogen fixation occurs...
  32. doi The PhyR-sigma(EcfG) signalling cascade is involved in stress response and symbiotic efficiency in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Benjamin Gourion
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Microbiol 73:291-305. 2009
    ..Here, we investigate the role of these two regulators in the soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110...
  33. doi Bradavidin II from Bradyrhizobium japonicum: a new avidin-like biotin-binding protein
    Satu H Helppolainen
    Institute of Medical Technology, Biokatu 6, FI 33014 University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1784:1002-10. 2008
    ..Structural elements of bradavidin II such as an interface residue pattern or biotin contact residues could be used as such or transferred to engineered avidin forms to improve or create new tools for biotechnological applications...
  34. pmc Thiosulfate-dependent chemolithoautotrophic growth of Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Sachiko Masuda
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 2 1 1 Katahira, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2402-9. 2010
    Thiosulfate-oxidizing sox gene homologues were found at four loci (I, II, III, and IV) on the genome of Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110, a symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacterium in soil. In fact, B...
  35. doi Suppression of hypernodulation in soybean by a leaf-extracted, NARK- and Nod factor-dependent, low molecular mass fraction
    Yu Hsiang Lin
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    New Phytol 185:1074-86. 2010
    ..They also demonstrate that SDI is a small compound with an apparent molecular mass of < 1000 Da and is unlikely to be a protein or an RNA molecule...
  36. pmc Comprehensive assessment of the regulons controlled by the FixLJ-FixK2-FixK1 cascade in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Socorro Mesa
    Institute of Microbiology, ETH, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 190:6568-79. 2008
    Symbiotic N(2) fixation in Bradyrhizobium japonicum is controlled by a complex transcription factor network...
  37. pmc The Iron control element, acting in positive and negative control of iron-regulated Bradyrhizobium japonicum genes, is a target for the Irr protein
    Gesine Rudolph
    Institute of Microbiology, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 188:733-44. 2006
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum, the nitrogen-fixing soybean symbiont, possesses a heme uptake system encoded by the gene cluster hmuVUT-hmuR-exbBD-tonB...
  38. doi Expression of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum type III secretion system in legume nodules and analysis of the associated tts box promoter
    Susanne Zehner
    Institute of Genetics, Dresden University of Technology, Helmholtzstrasse 10, Dresden, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:1087-93. 2008
    In Bradyrhizobium japonicum, as in some other rhizobia, symbiotic efficiency is influenced by a type III secretion system (T3SS)...
  39. pmc Whole-genome transcriptional profiling of Bradyrhizobium japonicum during chemoautotrophic growth
    William L Franck
    National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:6697-705. 2008
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum is a facultative chemoautotroph capable of utilizing hydrogen gas as an electron donor in a respiratory chain terminated by oxygen to provide energy for cellular processes and carbon dioxide assimilation via a ..
  40. doi Cowpea and peanut in southern Africa are nodulated by diverse Bradyrhizobium strains harboring nodulation genes that belong to the large pantropical clade common in Africa
    Emma T Steenkamp
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:1131-44. 2008
    ..unguiculata) and peanut (Arachis hypogaea) in southern Africa are nodulated by a genetically diverse group of Bradyrhizobium strains...
  41. ncbi Two heme binding sites are involved in the regulated degradation of the bacterial iron response regulator (Irr) protein
    Jianhua Yang
    Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:7671-6. 2005
    The iron response regulator (Irr) protein from Bradyrhizobium japonicum is a conditionally stable protein that degrades in response to cellular iron availability...
  42. doi Simultaneous interaction of Arabidopsis thaliana with Bradyrhizobium Sp. strain ORS278 and Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 leads to complex transcriptome changes
    Fabienne Cartieaux
    UMR113, Universite Montpellier 2, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, CIRAD, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d Agronomie de Montpellier, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, CC 002, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:244-59. 2008
    ..Here, we show for the first time that a photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium sp...
  43. doi Phylogeny of nodulation and nitrogen-fixation genes in Bradyrhizobium: supporting evidence for the theory of monophyletic origin, and spread and maintenance by both horizontal and vertical transfer
    Pâmela Menna
    Embrapa Soja, Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:3052-67. 2011
    Bacteria belonging to the genus Bradyrhizobium are capable of establishing symbiotic relationships with a broad range of plants belonging to the three subfamilies of the family Leguminosae (=Fabaceae), with the formation of specialized ..
  44. ncbi An iron uptake operon required for proper nodule development in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum-soybean symbiosis
    Heather P Benson
    Department of Biological Sciences, 6044 Gilman, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:950-9. 2005
    ..Each environment presents different challenges with respect to iron acquisition. The soybean symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum 61A152 can utilize a variety of siderophores (Fe[III]-specific ligands)...
  45. pmc Posttranslational control of transcription factor FixK2, a key regulator for the Bradyrhizobium japonicum-soybean symbiosis
    Socorro Mesa
    ETH, Institute of Microbiology, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21860-5. 2009
    ..In the facultative soybean symbiont, Bradyrhizobium japonicum, the FixK(2) protein is the key player in a complex regulatory network...
  46. doi Bradyrhizobium pachyrhizi sp. nov. and Bradyrhizobium jicamae sp. nov., isolated from effective nodules of Pachyrhizus erosus
    Martha Helena Ramírez-Bahena
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Genetica, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1929-34. 2009
    ..These novel strains formed two groups closely related to Bradyrhizobium elkanii according to their 16S rRNA gene sequences...
  47. doi Towards a two-dimensional proteomic reference map of Bradyrhizobium japonicum CPAC 15: spotlighting "hypothetical proteins"
    Jesiane Stefânia da Silva Batista
    Embrapa Soja, Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    Proteomics 10:3176-89. 2010
    The economic and ecological importance of the symbiosis of soybean with Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains is significant in several countries, particularly Brazil; however, up to now, only one complete and a draft genome for this species ..
  48. pmc Nodulation gene regulation and quorum sensing control density-dependent suppression and restriction of nodulation in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum-soybean symbiosis
    Siriluck Jitacksorn
    University of Minnesota, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3749-56. 2008
    ..Lambert and the nodulation-restricting plant introduction (PI) genotype PI 417566 by wild-type Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 is regulated in a population-density-dependent manner...
  49. doi Molecular structure and gene analysis of Ce3+ -induced methanol dehydrogenase of Bradyrhizobium sp. MAFF211645
    Nanung Agus Fitriyanto
    The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    J Biosci Bioeng 111:613-7. 2011
    The molecular structure and nucleotide sequence of Ce(3+)-induced methanol dehydrogenase (MDH) of Bradyrhizobium sp. MAFF211645 were investigated. The addition of 30 μM Ce(3+) to 1/10 nutrient broth containing 0...
  50. pmc New target genes controlled by the Bradyrhizobium japonicum two-component regulatory system RegSR
    Andrea Lindemann
    Institute of Microbiology, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 189:8928-43. 2007
    ..The controlled target genes feature an enormous functional diversity. In Bradyrhizobium japonicum, the facultative root nodule symbiont of soybean, RegSR activate the transcription of the nitrogen ..
  51. doi Role of Bradyrhizobium japonicum cytochrome c550 in nitrite and nitrate respiration
    Emilio Bueno
    Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, C Profesor Albareda 1, Granada, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:188-94. 2008
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum cytochrome c(550), encoded by cycA, has been previously suggested to play a role in denitrification, the respiratory reduction of nitrate to dinitrogen...
  52. doi A unique bicyclic monosaccharide from the Bradyrhizobium lipopolysaccharide and its role in the molecular interaction with plants
    Alba Silipo
    Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cinthia 4, 80126 Napoli, Italy
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 50:12610-2. 2011
    Sugar coat: The nitrogen-fixing soil bacterium Bradyrhizobium sp. BTAi1 is coated with a unique lipopolysaccharide that does not induce innate immune responses in its host plant Aeschynomene indica or in different plant families...
  53. pmc KatG is the primary detoxifier of hydrogen peroxide produced by aerobic metabolism in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Heather R Panek
    Department of Biochemistry and Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:7874-80. 2004
    ..Here, we show that aerobically grown Bradyrhizobium japonicum cells express a single catalase activity. Four genes encoding putative catalases in the B...
  54. ncbi Impact of glyphosate on the Bradyrhizobium japonicum symbiosis with glyphosate-resistant transgenic soybean: a minireview
    Robert M Zablotowicz
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Southern Weed Science Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Environ Qual 33:825-31. 2004
    ..The soybean nitrogen fixing symbiont, Bradyrhizobium japonicum, possesses a glyphosate-sensitive enzyme and upon exposure to glyphosate accumulates shikimic acid ..
  55. ncbi Structure-based mechanism of O2 sensing and ligand discrimination by the FixL heme domain of Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Bing Hao
    Department of Biochemistry, and The Ohio State Biophysics Program, The Ohio State University, 484 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Biochemistry 41:12952-8. 2002
    Structures of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum FixL heme domain have been determined in the absence and presence of specific ligands to elucidate the detailed features of its O2 sensing mechanism...
  56. ncbi Identification of active site residues in Bradyrhizobium japonicum acetyl-CoA synthetase
    H Y Lee
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, Protein Network Research Center, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    J Biochem 130:807-13. 2001
    ..The kinetic data obtained for the mutants suggest that Gly-266 and Lys-269 participate in the formation of acetyl-AMP, whereas Glu-414 may play a role in acetate binding...
  57. ncbi Bradyrhizobium iriomotense sp. nov., isolated from a tumor-like root of the legume Entada koshunensis from Iriomote Island in Japan
    Muhammad Saiful Islam
    The International Center for Biotechnology, Osaka University, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1416-29. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene showed that the strain belongs to the genus Bradyrhizobium. Subsequent multilocus sequence analysis with ITS, glnII, recA, gyrB, and atpD sequences revealed that the ..
  58. ncbi Evolutionary relationships among the soybean bradyrhizobia reconstructed from 16S rRNA gene and internally transcribed spacer region sequence divergence
    P van Berkum
    Soybean and Alfalfa Research Laboratory, USDA, ARS, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50:2165-72. 2000
    ..it is reported that variation in phylogenetic placement exists among the 17 different serotype strains of Bradyrhizobium that have been isolated from nodules of soybean...
  59. doi Identification of systemic responses in soybean nodulation by xylem sap feeding and complete transcriptome sequencing reveal a novel component of the autoregulation pathway
    Dugald E Reid
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Plant Biotechnol J 10:680-9. 2012
    ..We identified changes in the leaves of bioassay plants fed with xylem extracts derived from either Bradyrhizobium japonicum-inoculated or uninoculated plants...
  60. pmc Role of HrcA and CIRCE in the heat shock regulatory network of Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    A C Minder
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 182:14-22. 2000
    ..We have cloned the two consecutive genes hrcA and grpE of Bradyrhizobium japonicum by using a complementation approach that screened for GrpE function...
  61. doi Bradyrhizobium huanghuaihaiense sp. nov., an effective symbiotic bacterium isolated from soybean (Glycine max L.) nodules
    Yan Ming Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:1951-7. 2012
    ..Plain of China, ten strains were defined as representing a novel genomic species in the genus of Bradyrhizobium. They were distinguished from defined species in restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of ..
  62. doi Phenotypic and phylogenetic characterization of native peanut Bradyrhizobium isolates obtained from Córdoba, Argentina
    Vanina Muñoz
    Departamento de Ciencias Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Fisico Quimicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, 5800 Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina
    Syst Appl Microbiol 34:446-52. 2011
    Peanut is an economically important legume nodulated by slow-growing bacteria of the genus Bradyrhizobium. In this study, a collection of native slow-growing peanut rhizobial isolates from Argentina was obtained and characterized...
  63. ncbi Enhanced attachment of Bradyrhizobium japonicum to soybean through reduced root colonization of internally seedborne microorganisms
    N W Oehrle
    University of Missouri Columbia, Department of Biochemistry 65211, USA
    Can J Microbiol 46:600-6. 2000
    ..soybean (Glycine max) seed, introducing an undefined parameter into studies on attachment and infection by Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Bacterial isolates from surface-sterilized soybean seed, cv. Williams 82 and cv...
  64. ncbi Population density-dependent regulation of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum nodulation genes
    J T Loh
    Center for Legume Research, Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Microbiol 42:37-46. 2001
    The nodulation genes of Bradyrhizobium japonicum are essential for infection and establishment of a nitrogen-fixing symbiosis...
  65. ncbi The major Nod factor of Bradyrhizobium japonicum promotes early growth of soybean and corn
    A Souleimanov
    Department of Plant Science, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada H9X 3V9
    J Exp Bot 53:1929-34. 2002
    ..These results suggest that Nod factor, besides mediating early stages of nodulation, has more general plant growth-promoting effects...
  66. ncbi A proximal arginine R206 participates in switching of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum FixL oxygen sensor
    Marie Alda Gilles-Gonzalez
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9038, USA
    J Mol Biol 360:80-9. 2006
    ..We assessed the contributions of this residue in Bradyrhizobium japonicum FixL by determining the effects of an R206A substitution on the heme-PAS structure, ligand affinity, ..
  67. ncbi Phosphatidylcholine levels in Bradyrhizobium japonicum membranes are critical for an efficient symbiosis with the soybean host plant
    A C Minder
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Microbiol 39:1186-98. 2001
    ..Here, we report on the isolation of a Bradyrhizobium japonicum gene (pmtA) encoding the phospholipid N-methyltransferase PmtA...
  68. ncbi Functional characterization of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum modA and modB genes involved in molybdenum transport
    Maria J Delgado
    Departamento de Microbiologia del Suelo y Sistemas Simbioticos, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, PO Box 419, 18080 Granada, Spain
    Microbiology 152:199-207. 2006
    A modABC gene cluster that encodes an ABC-type, high-affinity molybdate transporter from Bradyrhizobium japonicum has been isolated and characterized. B...
  69. ncbi Detection of homoserine lactone-like quorum sensing molecules in bradyrhizobium strains
    Neelawan Pongsilp
    Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Curr Microbiol 51:250-4. 2005
    One hundred and forty-two Bradyrhizobium strains were screened for their ability to produce N-acyl homoserine lactone-like molecules (AHLs) by using an Agrobacterium tumefaciens biosensor strain containing a traI-lacZ fusion...
  70. ncbi Identification of active-site residues in Bradyrhizobium japonicum malonyl-coenzyme A synthetase
    H M Koo
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science, Bioproducts Research Center, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Biochem Biophys 378:167-74. 2000
    Malonyl-CoA synthetase (MCS) has been previously purified and characterized from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110. The gene encoding this enzyme is now cloned, sequenced, and expressed in Escherichia coli...
  71. pmc Control of peripheral light-harvesting complex synthesis by a bacteriophytochrome in the aerobic photosynthetic bacterium Bradyrhizobium strain BTAi1
    Marianne Jaubert
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, IRD, CIRAD, AGRO M, INRA, UM2, TA A 82 J, Campus de Baillarguet, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Bacteriol 190:5824-31. 2008
    The recent sequence analysis of the photosynthetic and plant-symbiotic Bradyrhizobium sp. strain BTAi1 revealed the unexpected presence of a pucBA operon encoding the apoproteins of peripheral light-harvesting (LH) complexes...
  72. ncbi Conflicting phylogeographic patterns in rRNA and nifD indicate regionally restricted gene transfer in Bradyrhizobium
    Matthew A Parker
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA
    Microbiology 148:2557-65. 2002
    ..of the 16S rRNA gene and the nitrogenase alpha-subunit gene (nifD) were observed among 38 strains of Bradyrhizobium sp. nodule bacteria from North America, Central America, Asia and Australia...
  73. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Bradyrhizobium, Mesorhizobium, Rhizobium and Sinorhizobium on the basis of 16S rRNA gene and internally transcribed spacer region sequences
    Soon Wo Kwon
    Korean Agricultural Culture Collection KACC, Genetic Resources Division, National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Rural Development Administration RDA, Suwon 441 707, Korea
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:263-70. 2005
    ..Phylogenetic relationships between these Korean isolates and reference strains of the genera Bradyrhizobium, Mesorhizobium, Rhizobium and Sinorhizobium were analysed using their 16S rRNA gene and internally transcribed ..
  74. ncbi The Bradyrhizobium japonicum napEDABC genes encoding the periplasmic nitrate reductase are essential for nitrate respiration
    Maria J Delgado
    Departamento de Microbiologia del Suelo y Sistemas Simbioticos, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, E 18080 Granada, Spain
    Microbiology 149:3395-403. 2003
    The napEDABC gene cluster that encodes the periplasmic nitrate reductase from Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 has been isolated and characterized...
  75. doi Lack of galactose or galacturonic acid in Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110 exopolysaccharide leads to different symbiotic responses in soybean
    Juan Ignacio Quelas
    Instituto de Biotecnologia y Biologia Molecular, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata y CCT La Plata CONICET, Calles 47 y 115 1900 La Plata, Argentina
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:1592-604. 2010
    Exopolysaccharide (EPS) and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from Bradyrhizobium japonicum are important for infection and nodulation of soybean (Glycine max), although their roles are not completely understood...
  76. ncbi Kinetic and thermodynamic analysis of Bradyrhizobium japonicum PutA-membrane associations
    Weimin Zhang
    Department of Biochemistry, Redox Biology Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 445:174-83. 2006
    ..In other gram-negative bacteria such as Bradyrhizobium japonicum, PutA lacks DNA binding activity and functions only as a proline catabolic enzyme...
  77. doi Large-scale transposon mutagenesis of photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium sp. strain ORS278 reveals new genetic loci putatively important for nod-independent symbiosis with Aeschynomene indica
    Katia Bonaldi
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, IRD, UMR IRD SupAgro INRA UM2 CIRAD, F 34398 Montpellier, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:760-70. 2010
    Photosynthetic Bradyrhizobium strains possess the unusual ability to form nitrogen-fixing nodules on a specific group of legumes in the absence of Nod factors...
  78. ncbi Divergent Bradyrhizobium symbionts on Tachigali versicolor from Barro Colorado Island, Panama
    M A Parker
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton 13902 6000, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 23:585-90. 2000
    ..versicolor fall into the genus Bradyrhizobium. However, they are divergent from the bradyrhizobia associated with other BCI legumes, as well as from other ..
  79. pmc Effect of Bradyrhizobium photosynthesis on stem nodulation of Aeschynomene sensitiva
    E Giraud
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Ecole Nationale d Agronomie de Montpellier, Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:14795-800. 2000
    ..the effect of bacterial photosynthesis during symbiosis, we generated a photosynthesis-negative mutant of the Bradyrhizobium sp. strain ORS278 symbiont of Aeschynomene sensitiva...
  80. ncbi Discovery of a haem uptake system in the soil bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    A Nienaber
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Microbiol 41:787-800. 2001
    In Bradyrhizobium japonicum, the nitrogen-fixing symbiont of soybeans, we have identified a haem uptake system, Hmu, that comprises a cluster of nine open reading frames...
  81. pmc Disparate pathways for the biogenesis of cytochrome oxidases in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Doris Bühler
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 285:15704-13. 2010
    This work addresses the biogenesis of heme-copper terminal oxidases in Bradyrhizobium japonicum, the nitrogen-fixing root nodule symbiont of soybean. B. japonicum has four quinol oxidases and four cytochrome oxidases...
  82. doi Oxidation of elemental sulfur by Fusarium solani strain THIF01 harboring endobacterium Bradyrhizobium sp
    Xian Shu Li
    Department of Material Science and Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Microb Ecol 60:96-104. 2010
    ..16S rRNA gene and analyses of full 16S rRNA gene sequence indicated strain THIF01 harbors an endobacterium Bradyrhizobium sp.; however, involvement of the bacterium in the sulfur oxidation is still unclear...
  83. doi Origins of cheating and loss of symbiosis in wild Bradyrhizobium
    J L Sachs
    Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:1075-89. 2010
    ..Phylogenetic reconstruction of Bradyrhizobium rDNA and transmissible symbiosis-island loci suggest that the cheater evolved via symbiotic gene transfer...
  84. pmc In situ phylogenetic structure and diversity of wild Bradyrhizobium communities
    J L Sachs
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4727-35. 2009
    ..clustering and diversity were investigated in a natural community of rhizobial bacteria from the genus Bradyrhizobium. These bacteria live in the soil and also form beneficial root nodule symbioses with legumes, including those ..
  85. pmc Unexpectedly diverse Mesorhizobium strains and Rhizobium leguminosarum nodulate native legume genera of New Zealand, while introduced legume weeds are nodulated by Bradyrhizobium species
    Bevan S Weir
    Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5980-7. 2004
    ..In contrast, all sequences from isolates from introduced weeds aligned with Bradyrhizobium species but formed clusters distinct from existing named species...
  86. ncbi Population genetics and phylogenetic inference in bacterial molecular systematics: the roles of migration and recombination in Bradyrhizobium species cohesion and delineation
    Pablo Vinuesa
    Centro de Investigacion Sobre Fijacion de Nitrogeno, Programa de Ecología Molecular y Microbiana, UNAM, Av Universidad s n, Col Chamilpa, AP 565 A, Cuernavaca CP 62210, Morelos, Mexico
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:29-54. 2005
    A combination of population genetics and phylogenetic inference methods was used to delineate Bradyrhizobium species and to uncover the evolutionary forces acting at the population-species interface of this bacterial genus...
  87. pmc A two-component regulator mediates population-density-dependent expression of the Bradyrhizobium japonicum nodulation genes
    John Loh
    Center for Legume Research and Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Bacteriol 184:1759-66. 2002
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum nod gene expression was previously shown to be population density dependent. Induction of the nod genes is highest at low culture density and repressed at high population densities...
  88. ncbi Effect of two AMF life strategies on the tripartite symbiosis with Bradyrhizobium japonicum and soybean
    Pedro M Antunes
    Department of Land Resource Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Mycorrhiza 16:167-73. 2006
    ..mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) with different life-history strategies to the tripartite symbiosis with soybeans and Bradyrhizobium japonicum (Kirchner) Jordan...
  89. ncbi Endogenous isoflavones are essential for the establishment of symbiosis between soybean and Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Senthil Subramanian
    Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis, MO 63132, USA
    Plant J 48:261-73. 2006
    ..are essential for nodulation of soybean roots because of their ability to induce the nodulation genes of Bradyrhizobium japonicum...
  90. ncbi Novel avidin-like protein from a root nodule symbiotic bacterium, Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Henri R Nordlund
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Nanoscience Center, P O Box 35 YAB, FIN 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
    J Biol Chem 280:13250-5. 2005
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum is an important nitrogenfixing symbiotic bacterium, which can form root nodules on soybeans...
  91. ncbi Stimulation of adhesiveness, infectivity, and competitiveness for nodulation of Bradyrhizobium japonicum by its pretreatment with soybean seed lectin
    A R Lodeiro
    Instituto de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata UNLP, Calles 47 y 115 1900, La Plata, Argentina
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 188:177-84. 2000
    Soybean seed lectin stimulates adsorption of Bradyrhizobium japonicum to its host roots...
  92. pmc Characterization of two sets of subpolar flagella in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Masaomi Kanbe
    Department of Life Sciences, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 562 Nanatsuka, Shobara, Hiroshima 727 0023, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:1083-9. 2007
    b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum is one of the soil bacteria that form nodules on soybean roots. The cell has two sets of flagellar systems, one thick flagellum and a few thin flagella, uniquely growing at subpolar positions...
  93. ncbi Structure of the soluble domain of a membrane-anchored thioredoxin-like protein from Bradyrhizobium japonicum reveals unusual properties
    G Capitani
    Biochemisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Mol Biol 311:1037-48. 2001
    TlpA is an unusual thioredoxin-like protein present in the nitrogen-fixing soil bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum...
  94. ncbi Jasmonates induce Nod factor production by Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    F Mabood
    Plant Science Department, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Sainte Anne de Bellevue, Que, Canada
    Plant Physiol Biochem 44:759-65. 2006
    ..We have previously demonstrated that jasmonates can induce nod genes of Bradyrhizobium japonicum when measured by beta-galactosidase activity...
  95. pmc Functional role of Bradyrhizobium japonicum trehalose biosynthesis and metabolism genes during physiological stress and nodulation
    Masayuki Sugawara
    Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1071-81. 2010
    ..Previous studies reported that the trehalose biosynthetic genes (otsA, treS, and treY) in Bradyrhizobium japonicum were induced by salinity and desiccation stresses...
  96. pmc The hmuQ and hmuD genes from Bradyrhizobium japonicum encode heme-degrading enzymes
    Sumant Puri
    Department of Biochemistry, 140 Farber Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:6476-82. 2006
    ..b>Bradyrhizobium japonicum can use heme as an iron source, but no heme-degrading oxygenase has been described...
  97. ncbi Bradyrhizobium canariense sp. nov., an acid-tolerant endosymbiont that nodulates endemic genistoid legumes (Papilionoideae: Genisteae) from the Canary Islands, along with Bradyrhizobium japonicum bv. genistearum, Bradyrhizobium genospecies alpha and Brady
    Pablo Vinuesa
    Centro de Ciencias Genomicas, UNAM, Av Universidad s n, Col Chamilpa, CP 62210, AP 565 A, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:569-75. 2005
    Highly diverse Bradyrhizobium strains nodulate genistoid legumes (brooms) in the Canary Islands, Morocco, Spain and the Americas...
  98. ncbi Two genes encoding a putative multidrug efflux pump of the RND/MFP family are cotranscribed with an rpoH gene in Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    P Krummenacher
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gene 241:247-54. 2000
    The rpoH3 gene of Bradyrhizobium japonicum codes for one of three sigma32-type transcription factors in this organism and is flanked by rag (rpoH3-associated) genes comprising the chromosomal arrangement ragABrpoH3ragCD...
  99. ncbi Identification of genistein-inducible and type III-secreted proteins of Bradyrhizobium japonicum
    Christin Süss
    Institut fur Genetik, Technische Universitat Dresden, Helmholtzstrasse 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany
    J Biotechnol 126:69-77. 2006
    Flagellin is the bulk protein secreted by Bradyrhizobium japonicum. For easier identification of minor protein fractions, the flagellin genes bll6865 and bll6866 were deleted...
  100. ncbi Conservation of type III secretion system genes in Bradyrhizobium isolated from soybean
    Sylvie Mazurier
    INRA Université de Bourgogne, UMR Microbiologie et Géochimie des Sols, CMSE, Dijon, France
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 259:317-25. 2006
    The distribution of rhcRST genes encoding the type III secretion system (T3SS) in a collection of Bradyrhizobium strains was characterized by PCR and Southern blot hybridization...
  101. pmc Small-subunit rRNA genotyping of rhizobia nodulating Australian Acacia spp
    B Lafay
    Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:396-402. 2001
    ..J. Burdon, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64:3989-3997, 1998). Eight of these genomospecies belonged to the Bradyrhizobium lineage and accounted for 96.6% of the isolates. The remaining genomospecies corresponded to Rhizobium tropici...

Research Grants28

  1. STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These include the FixLs from Bradyrhizobium japonicum (BjFixL) and Sinorhizobium meliloti (SmFixL) and the Direct Oxygen Sensor protein from E...
  2. STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  3. STUDIES OF THE DYNAMICS OF HEME PROTEIN ACTIVE SITES
    JAMES SATTERLEE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In addition we intend to use these results and others in order to test our ability to design and create mutants designed for a specific purpose, based upon inferences from the crystal structure...
  4. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Metabolism
    MARK R O apos BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We discovered a regulatory protein called Irr (iron response regulator) from the bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum that interacts directly with ferrochelatase...
  5. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Biosynthesis
    MARK O BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Irr protein from the bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum represses the pathway at an early step under iron limitation to prevent protoporphyrin synthesis ..
  6. 2004 Tetrapyrroles Gordon Conference
    MARK O BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Strengths of this Gordon conference are its disciplinary diversity, focus on new unpublished work, time for discussion, informal atmosphere and ban on dissemination of conference proceedings. ..
  7. Regulation of Bacterial Heme Metabolism
    MARK R O apos BRIAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We discovered a regulatory protein called Irr (iron response regulator) from the bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum that interacts directly with ferrochelatase...