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Scientists Sequence Genome of the N2-fixing, Soil-living Bacterium, Azotobacter Vinelandii


June 17, 2009

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Researchers have completed the genome sequence of Azotobacter vinelandii, uncovering important genetic information that will contribute to a more complete understanding of the biology of this versatile, soil-living bacterium and pave the way for new applications, including the possible use of A. vinelandii for the production of other proteins. The research will be featured on the cover of the second July 2, 2009, issue of the Journal of Bacteriology. Full Story

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