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HAMAP proteomes
Rhizobium loti (strain MAFF303099) (Mesorhizobium loti)

General information

Species:  Rhizobium loti (strain MAFF303099) (Mesorhizobium loti)
Species code: RHILO
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhizobiales; Phyllobacteriaceae; Mesorhizobium (TaxID: 266835) [NEWT/ NCBI]
Description: Gram-negative nitrogen-fixing bacteria living in soil and able to establish a symbiosis with host plants from the genera Lotus, Anthyllis and Lupinus leading to the formation of nodules on roots. Nodulation and nitrogen fixation genes of Mesorhizobium loti are encoded on the chromosome of the bacterium. For a map of the complete genome see Kaneko T., et al., (2000) DNA Res. 7:381-406 (PMID 11214974).
Properties: Presence of flagella: Yes
Human pathogen: No
Interaction: Plant symbiont
Number of membranes: 2

Genome(s) sequenced

Strain:    MAFF303099
Genome structure:
• Chromosome EMBL accession number BA000012 (circular; 7,036,071 bp) (download entry)
• Plasmid pMLa EMBL accession number BA000013 (circular; 351,911 bp) (download entry)
• Plasmid pMLb EMBL accession number AP003017 (circular; 208,315 bp) (download entry)
[1] Pubmed=11214968;
Kaneko T., Nakamura Y., Sato S., Asamizu E., Kato T., Sasamoto S., Watanabe A., Idesawa K., Ishikawa A., Kawashima K., Kimura T., Kishida Y., Kiyokawa C., Kohara M., Matsumoto M., Matsuno A., Mochizuki Y., Nakayama S., Nakazaki N., Shimpo S., Sugimoto M., Takeuchi C., Yamada M., Tabata S. ;
"Complete genome structure of the nitrogen-fixing symbiotic bacterium Mesorhizobium loti.";
DNA Res. 7:331-338(2000).
Web links:
Official genome site(s):
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