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Green bacterium genome has been mapped

As reported in a study by the Department of Biology published in Plos Genetics

The functions of the entire genome of the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti, a symbiont of legume plants, capable of transforming atmospheric nitrogen into forms of nitrogen assimilable by the plant, has been mapped. This is the result of a project coordinated by a young researcher of the Department of Biology, George diCenzo, a member of the team led by Alessio Mengoni and Marco Fondi, and published in the journal PLOS Genetics

 

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08 June 2018