Azospirillum brasilense

Summary

Alias: Azospirillum brasilense corrig. Tarrand et al. 1979, Azospirillum brasiliense, Spirillum lipoferum, Roseomonas fauriae, Roseomonas fauriae Rihs et al. 1998, bacterium ASAZOES-148

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  1. De Troch P, Keijers V, Vanderleyden J. Sequence analysis of the Azospirillum brasilense exoB gene, encoding UDP-glucose 4'-epimerase. Gene. 1994;144:143-4 pubmed
    The nucleotide sequence of the Azospirillum brasilense exoB gene, located on plasmid pRhico, has been determined. The A. brasilense ExoB protein shows significant homology with other prokaryotic UDP-glucose 4'-epimerases (EC 5.1.3.2).
  2. de Zamaroczy M. Structural homologues P(II) and P(Z) of Azospirillum brasilense provide intracellular signalling for selective regulation of various nitrogen-dependent functions. Mol Microbiol. 1998;29:449-63 pubmed
    P(II) (glnB) is a signal transduction protein that in Azospirillum brasilense is specifically required for nitrogen fixation...
  3. Marchal K, Sun J, Keijers V, Haaker H, Vanderleyden J. A cytochrome cbb3 (cytochrome c) terminal oxidase in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 supports microaerobic growth. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:5689-96 pubmed
    Spectral analysis indicated the presence of a cytochrome cbb3 oxidase under microaerobic conditions in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 cells. The corresponding genes (cytNOQP) were isolated by using PCR...
  4. Dosselaere F, Lambrecht M, Vanderleyden J. Isolation and sequence analysis of the trpBA gene cluster, encoding tryptophan synthase, from Azospirillum brasilense. DNA Seq. 2000;11:287-93 pubmed
    The trpBA gene cluster of Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 was isolated by complementation of an Escherichia coli trpBA mutant...
  5. Hauwaerts D, Alexandre G, Das S, Vanderleyden J, Zhulin I. A major chemotaxis gene cluster in Azospirillum brasilense and relationships between chemotaxis operons in alpha-proteobacteria. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2002;208:61-7 pubmed
    b>Azospirillum brasilense shows chemotaxis to a variety of nutrients and oxygen. Genes encoding the central signal transduction pathway in chemotaxis were identified by phenotypic complementation of generally non-chemotactic mutants...
  6. Pelanda R, Vanoni M, Perego M, Piubelli L, Galizzi A, Curti B, et al. Glutamate synthase genes of the diazotroph Azospirillum brasilense. Cloning, sequencing, and analysis of functional domains. J Biol Chem. 1993;268:3099-106 pubmed
    A 10-kilobase EcoRI fragment of Azospirillum brasilense genomic DNA was cloned in Escherichia coli...
  7. Van Bastelaere E, Lambrecht M, Vermeiren H, Van Dommelen A, Keijers V, Proost P, et al. Characterization of a sugar-binding protein from Azospirillum brasilense mediating chemotaxis to and uptake of sugars. Mol Microbiol. 1999;32:703-14 pubmed
    Our approach to the isolation of plant-inducible bacterial genes of Azospirillum brasilense, based on the analysis of protein patterns of bacteria grown in the presence and in the absence of plant root exudates, led to the identification ..
  8. Kadouri D, Burdman S, Jurkevitch E, Okon Y. Identification and isolation of genes involved in poly(beta-hydroxybutyrate) biosynthesis in Azospirillum brasilense and characterization of a phbC mutant. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68:2943-9 pubmed
    ..beta-ketothiolase), phbB (acetoacetyl coenzyme A reductase), and phbC (PHB synthase), were identified in Azospirillum brasilense strain Sp7, cloned, and sequenced...
  9. Jofr E, Lagares A, Mori G. Disruption of dTDP-rhamnose biosynthesis modifies lipopolysaccharide core, exopolysaccharide production, and root colonization in Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2004;231:267-75 pubmed publisher
    The interaction between Azospirillum brasilense and plants is not fully understood, although several bacterial surface components like exopolysaccharides (EPS), flagella, and capsular polysaccharides are required for attachment and ..

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  1. Greer Phillips S, Stephens B, Alexandre G. An energy taxis transducer promotes root colonization by Azospirillum brasilense. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:6595-604 pubmed publisher
    ..In Azospirillum brasilense, energy taxis was shown to be the principal form of locomotor control...
  2. Sperotto R, Gross J, Vedoy C, Passaglia L, Schrank I. The electron transfer flavoprotein fixABCX gene products from Azospirillum brasilense show a NifA-dependent promoter regulation. Curr Microbiol. 2004;49:267-73 pubmed publisher
    ..brasilense...
  3. Chang Y, Tang T, Li J. Isolation of a flagellar operon in Azospirillum brasilense and functional analysis of FlbD. Res Microbiol. 2007;158:521-8 pubmed
    ..containing fliF, fliH, fliN, motA, flbD, flhA, flhF and fleN genes was cloned from the genomic DNA of Azospirillum brasilense Yu62. These eight genes appear to be structurally organized as an operon...
  4. Malhotra M, Srivastava S. An ipdC gene knock-out of Azospirillum brasilense strain SM and its implications on indole-3-acetic acid biosynthesis and plant growth promotion. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2008;93:425-33 pubmed publisher
    ..gene (ipdC), coding for a key enzyme of the indole-3-pyruvic acid pathway of IAA biosynthesis in Azospirillum brasilense SM was functionally disrupted in a site-specific manner...
  5. Shelud ko A, Filip echeva Y, Telesheva E, Yevstigneyeva S, Petrova L, Katsy E. Restoration of polar-flagellum motility and biofilm-forming capacity in the mmsB1 mutant of the alphaproteobacterium Azospirillum brasilense Sp245 points to a new role for a homologue of 3-hydroxyisobutyrate dehydrogenase. Can J Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    Bacteria Azospirillum brasilense can swim and swarm owing to the rotation of a constitutive polar flagellum (Fla) and inducible lateral flagella, respectively. They also form biofilms on various interfaces...
  6. Abronina P, Zinin A, Romashin D, Tereshina V, Chizhov A, Kononov L. Application of a Janus aglycon with dual function in benzyl-free synthesis of spacer-armed oligosaccharide fragments of polysaccharides from rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense sp7. Carbohydr Res. 2018;464:28-43 pubmed publisher
    ..engaged in a benzyl-free synthesis of oligosaccharide fragments of polysaccharides from rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense sp7...
  7. Rai A, Singh S, Dwivedi S, Srivastava A, Pandey P, Kumar S, et al. Expression of catalases in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 is regulated by a network of OxyR and two RpoH paralogs including a regulatory cascade of RpoE1 and RpoH5. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    The genome of Azospirillum brasilense encodes 5 RpoH sigma factors, two OxyR transcription regulator and three catalases...
  8. Ramírez Mata A, Pacheco M, Moreno S, Xiqui Vazquez M, Baca B. Versatile use of Azospirillum brasilense strains tagged with egfp and mCherry genes for the visualization of biofilms associated with wheat roots. Microbiol Res. 2018;215:155-163 pubmed publisher
    ..study reports the introduction of egfp or mCherry markers to the Sp245, Sp7, and M40 wild-type strains of Azospirillum brasilense and the hhkB (encoding for a putative hybrid histidine kinase) minus mutant an isogenic strain of A...
  9. Sigida E, Fedonenko Y, Shashkov A, Zdorovenko E, Konnova S, Ignatov V, et al. Structure of the polysaccharides from the lipopolysaccharide of Azospirillum brasilense Jm125A2. Carbohydr Res. 2015;416:37-40 pubmed publisher
    ..were obtained by mild acid degradation of the lipopolysaccharide of associative nitrogen-fixing bacteria Azospirillum brasilense Jm125A2 isolated from the rhizosphere of a pearl millet...
  10. Hungria M, Ribeiro R, Nogueira M. Draft Genome Sequences of Azospirillum brasilense Strains Ab-V5 and Ab-V6, Commercially Used in Inoculants for Grasses and Legumes in Brazil. Genome Announc. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    i>Azospirillum brasilense strains Ab-V5 and Ab-V6 are largely used in commercial inoculants for grasses and legumes in Brazil...
  11. Sigida E, Fedonenko Y, Shashkov A, Grinev V, Zdorovenko E, Konnova S, et al. Structural studies of the polysaccharides from the lipopolysaccharides of Azospirillum brasilense Sp246 and SpBr14. Carbohydr Res. 2014;398:40-4 pubmed publisher
    Lipopolysaccharides from closely related Azospirillum brasilense strains, Sp246 and SpBr14, were obtained by phenol-water extraction...
  12. Marks B, Megías M, Ollero F, Nogueira M, Araujo R, Hungria M. Maize growth promotion by inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense and metabolites of Rhizobium tropici enriched on lipo-chitooligosaccharides (LCOs). AMB Express. 2015;5:71 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we evaluated the effects of inoculants containing Azospirillum brasilense with or without metabolites of Rhizobium tropici strain CIAT 899 highly enriched in lipo-..
  13. Xu Q, Pan W, Zhang R, Lu Q, Xue W, Wu C, et al. Inoculation with Bacillus subtilis and Azospirillum brasilense Produces Abscisic Acid That Reduces Irt1-Mediated Cadmium Uptake of Roots. J Agric Food Chem. 2018;66:5229-5236 pubmed publisher
    ..A new strategy using abscisic acid (ABA)-generating bacteria, Bacillus subtilis or Azospirillum brasilense, was developed to reduce the Cd accumulation in plants grown in Cd-contaminated soil...
  14. Meza B, de Bashan L, Bashan Y. Involvement of indole-3-acetic acid produced by Azospirillum brasilense in accumulating intracellular ammonium in Chlorella vulgaris. Res Microbiol. 2015;166:72-83 pubmed publisher
    ..the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris was immobilized in alginate with either of two wild type strains of Azospirillum brasilense or their corresponding indole-3-acetic acid (IAA)-attenuated mutants...
  15. Carrasco Espinosa K, García Cabrera R, Bedoya López A, Trujillo Roldán M, Valdez Cruz N. Positive effect of reduced aeration rate on growth and stereospecificity of DL-malic acid consumption by Azospirillum brasilense: improving the shelf life of a liquid inoculant formulation. J Biotechnol. 2015;195:74-81 pubmed publisher
    b>Azospirillum brasilense has significance as a growth promoter in plants of commercial interest...
  16. Kumar K, Lall C, Raj R, Vedhagiri K, Vijayachari P. Coexistence and survival of pathogenic leptospires by formation of biofilm with Azospirillum. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2015;91: pubmed publisher
    ..Among these, Azospirillum brasilense RMRCPB showed maximum interspecies coaggregation with leptospiral strains (>75%, visual score of +4)...
  17. Stets M, Alquéres S, Souza E, Pedrosa F, Schmid M, Hartmann A, et al. Quantification of Azospirillum brasilense FP2 Bacteria in Wheat Roots by Strain-Specific Quantitative PCR. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81:6700-9 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Azospirillum brasilense strains exhibit a growth-promoting effect by means of phytohormone production and possibly by N2 fixation...
  18. Llorente B, Alasia M, Larraburu E. Biofertilization with Azospirillum brasilense improves in vitro culture of Handroanthus ochraceus, a forestry, ornamental and medicinal plant. N Biotechnol. 2016;33:32-40 pubmed publisher
    ..yellow lapacho), a forest crop with high economic and environmental value, was developed using the Azospirillum brasilense strains Cd and Az39 during rhizogenesis...
  19. Vieille C, Elmerich C. Characterization of an Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 gene homologous to Alcaligenes eutrophus phbB and to Rhizobium meliloti nodG. Mol Gen Genet. 1992;231:375-84 pubmed
    A 4 kb SalI fragment from Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 that shares homology with a 6.8 kb EcoRI fragment carrying nodGEFH and part of nodP of Rhizobium meliloti 41 was cloned in pUC18 to yield pAB503...
  20. Armendariz A, Talano M, Wevar Oller A, Medina M, Agostini E. Effect of arsenic on tolerance mechanisms of two plant growth-promoting bacteria used as biological inoculants. J Environ Sci (China). 2015;33:203-10 pubmed publisher
    ..formation and motility of two strains used as soybean inoculants, Bradyrhizobium japonicum E109 and Azospirillum brasilense Az39...
  21. Fukami J, Ollero F, de la Osa C, Valderrama Fernández R, Nogueira M, Megias M, et al. Antioxidant activity and induction of mechanisms of resistance to stresses related to the inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense. Arch Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    We investigated the effects of Azospirillum brasilense strains Ab-V5 and Ab-V6 in the induction of mechanisms of systemic acquired resistance (SAR) and induced system resistance (ISR) on maize (Zea mays L.) plants...
  22. Pii Y, Penn A, Terzano R, Crecchio C, Mimmo T, Cesco S. Plant-microorganism-soil interactions influence the Fe availability in the rhizosphere of cucumber plants. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2015;87:45-52 pubmed publisher
    ..growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) that colonize the rhizosphere of agronomically important crops, Azospirillum brasilense has been shown to exert strong stimulating activities on plants, by inducing alterations of the root ..
  23. Fukami J, Nogueira M, Araujo R, Hungria M. Accessing inoculation methods of maize and wheat with Azospirillum brasilense. AMB Express. 2016;6:3 pubmed publisher
    ..Different doses of inoculants containing Azospirillum brasilense were employed to perform inoculation in-furrow, via soil spray at sowing and via leaf spray after ..
  24. Lade S, Román C, Cueto Ginzo A, Serrano L, Sin E, Achón M, et al. Host-specific proteomic and growth analysis of maize and tomato seedlings inoculated with Azospirillum brasilense Sp7. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2018;129:381-393 pubmed publisher
    b>Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 (Sp7) is a diazotrophic, free-living plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium (PGPR) that is increasingly used for its ability to reduce stress and improve nutrient uptake by plants...
  25. Molina R, Rivera D, Mora V, Lopez G, Rosas S, Spaepen S, et al. Regulation of IAA Biosynthesis in Azospirillum brasilense Under Environmental Stress Conditions. Curr Microbiol. 2018;75:1408-1418 pubmed publisher
    ..given that it affects plant growth and development. Azospirillum brasilense strains Sp245 and Az39 (pFAJ64) were pre-incubated in MMAB medium plus 100 mg/mL L-tryptophan and ..
  26. Tiepo A, Hertel M, Rocha S, Calzavara A, de Oliveira A, Pimenta J, et al. Enhanced drought tolerance in seedlings of Neotropical tree species inoculated with plant growth-promoting bacteria. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2018;130:277-288 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effects of inoculation with bacterial species (Azospirillum brasilense - Ab-V5, Bacillus sp., Azomonas sp. and Azorhizophillus sp...
  27. Pal K, Mukhopadhyay B. Synthesis of the tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-glycan from the polar flagellum flagellin of Azospirillum brasilense Sp7. Carbohydr Res. 2014;400:9-13 pubmed publisher
    ..synthesis of the tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-glycan from the polar flagellum flagellin of Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 in the form of its p-methoxyphenyl glycoside is reported...
  28. Sarkar V, Mukhopadhyay B. Chemical synthesis of the tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-polysaccharide isolated from Azospirillum brasilense SR80. Carbohydr Res. 2015;406:65-70 pubmed publisher
    ..has been developed for the synthesis of the tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-polysaccharide from Azospirillum brasilense SR80...
  29. Bible A, Khalsa Moyers G, Mukherjee T, Green C, Mishra P, Purcell A, et al. Metabolic adaptations of Azospirillum brasilense to oxygen stress by cell-to-cell clumping and flocculation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81:8346-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The motile microaerophilic bacterium Azospirillum brasilense navigates oxygen gradients by aerotaxis in order to locate low oxygen concentrations that can support ..
  30. Rai A, Dubey A, Kumar S, Dutta D, Mishra M, Singh B, et al. Carotenoid Biosynthetic Pathways Are Regulated by a Network of Multiple Cascades of Alternative Sigma Factors in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7. J Bacteriol. 2016;198:2955-2964 pubmed
    ..In Azospirillum brasilense Sp7, a nonphotosynthetic rhizobacterium, carotenoid synthesis is controlled by a pair of extracytoplasmic ..
  31. Thiebaut F, Rojas C, Grativol C, Motta M, Vieira T, Regulski M, et al. Genome-wide identification of microRNA and siRNA responsive to endophytic beneficial diazotrophic bacteria in maize. BMC Genomics. 2014;15:766 pubmed publisher
    ..the sRNA regulated by its association with two diazotrophic bacteria, Herbaspirillum seropedicae and Azospirillum brasilense. Deep sequencing analysis was done with RNA extracted from plants inoculated with H...
  32. Gerhardt E, Rodrigues T, Müller Santos M, Pedrosa F, Souza E, Forchhammer K, et al. The bacterial signal transduction protein GlnB regulates the committed step in fatty acid biosynthesis by acting as a dissociable regulatory subunit of acetyl-CoA carboxylase. Mol Microbiol. 2015;95:1025-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that the GlnB paralogues of the PII proteins from E. coli and Azospirillum brasiliense, but not the GlnK paralogues, can specifically form a ternary complex with the BC-BCCP components of ACC...
  33. Méndez Gómez M, Castro Mercado E, Alexandre G, García Pineda E. Oxidative and antioxidative responses in the wheat-Azospirillum brasilense interaction. Protoplasma. 2016;253:477-86 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effect of Azospirillum brasilense cell wall components on superoxide (O2·(-)) production in wheat roots and the effect of oxidative ..
  34. Kovács K, Kamnev A, Pechoušek J, Tugarova A, Kuzmann E, Machala L, et al. Evidence for ferritin as dominant iron-bearing species in the rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 provided by low-temperature/in-field Mössbauer spectroscopy. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2016;408:1565-71 pubmed publisher
    For the ubiquitous diazotrophic rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense, which has been attracting the attention of researchers worldwide for the last 35 years owing to its significant agrobiotechnological and phytostimulating potential, ..
  35. Santos A, Gerhardt E, Moure V, Pedrosa F, Souza E, Diamanti R, et al. Kinetics and structural features of dimeric glutamine-dependent bacterial NAD+ synthetases suggest evolutionary adaptation to available metabolites. J Biol Chem. 2018;293:7397-7407 pubmed publisher
    ..NadEGln The characterization of additional NadE isoforms in the diazotrophic bacterium Azospirillum brasilense along with the determination of intracellular glutamine levels in response to an ammonium shock led ..
  36. Moure V, Razzera G, Araújo L, Oliveira M, Gerhardt E, Müller Santos M, et al. Heat stability of Proteobacterial PII protein facilitate purification using a single chromatography step. Protein Expr Purif. 2012;81:83-88 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously shown that the P(II) proteins from Azospirillum brasilense, GlnB and GlnZ, do not alter their migration behavior under native gel electrophoresis following ..
  37. Meza B, de Bashan L, Hernandez J, Bashan Y. Accumulation of intra-cellular polyphosphate in Chlorella vulgaris cells is related to indole-3-acetic acid produced by Azospirillum brasilense. Res Microbiol. 2015;166:399-407 pubmed publisher
    ..immobilized in alginate with either of two wild-type strains of the microalgae growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense or their corresponding IAA-attenuated mutants. Wild type strains of A...
  38. do Amaral F, Pankievicz V, Arisi A, de Souza E, Pedrosa F, Stacey G. Differential growth responses of Brachypodium distachyon genotypes to inoculation with plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. Plant Mol Biol. 2016;90:689-97 pubmed publisher
    ..genotypes of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon with two, well-characterized PGPR bacteria, Azospirillum brasilense and Herbaspirillum seropedicae, and evaluated the growth response...
  39. Choix F, López Cisneros C, Méndez Acosta H. Azospirillum brasilense Increases CO2 Fixation on Microalgae Scenedesmus obliquus, Chlorella vulgaris, and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Cultured on High CO2 Concentrations. Microb Ecol. 2018;76:430-442 pubmed publisher
    ..The interaction of the bacterium Azospirillum brasilense was assessed with three microalgae genus, Scenedesmus, Chlorella, and Chlamydomonas, during CO2..
  40. Pereg Gerk L, Paquelin A, Gounon P, Kennedy I, Elmerich C. A transcriptional regulator of the LuxR-UhpA family, FlcA, controls flocculation and wheat root surface colonization by Azospirillum brasilense Sp7. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 1998;11:177-87 pubmed
    ..red binding, and colonization of root surface, led to the identification of a new regulatory gene in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7, designated flcA...
  41. Patika V, Nadkernichna O, Shahovnina O. [INFLUENCE OF AZOSPIRILLUM BRASILENSE 10/1 ON ASSOCIATIVE NITROGEN FIXATION AND INTRAVARIETAL POLYMORPHISM OF SPRING TRITICALE]. Mikrobiol Z. 2015;77:29-36 pubmed
    ..Application of active strain Azospirillum brasilense 10/1 promotes the decline of variability of this sign within the limits of sort, increase potential ..
  42. Inaba J, Thornton J, Huergo L, Monteiro R, Klassen G, Pedrosa F, et al. Mutational analysis of GlnB residues critical for NifA activation in Azospirillum brasilense. Microbiol Res. 2015;171:65-72 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Azospirillum brasilense is a nitrogen fixing bacterium, which associates with grasses and cereals promoting beneficial effects on ..
  43. Koul V, Tripathi C, Adholeya A, Kochar M. Nitric oxide metabolism and indole acetic acid biosynthesis cross-talk in Azospirillum brasilense SM. Res Microbiol. 2015;166:174-85 pubmed publisher
    ..nosR) and nitric oxide reductase (norB) were identified in the plant-associated bacterium (PAB) Azospirillum brasilense SM...
  44. Yegorenkova I, Tregubova K, Burygin G, Matora L, Ignatov V. Assessing the efficacy of co-inoculation of wheat seedlings with the associative bacteria Paenibacillus polymyxa 1465 and Azospirillum brasilense Sp245. Can J Microbiol. 2016;62:279-85 pubmed publisher
    ..the ability of 2 co-inoculated plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria, Paenibacillus polymyxa 1465 and Azospirillum brasilense Sp245, to colonize roots of wheat (Triticum aestivum L...
  45. Burdman S, De Mot R, Vanderleyden J, Okon Y, Jurkevitch E. Identification and characterization of the omaA gene encoding the major outer membrane protein of Azospirillum brasilense. DNA Seq. 2000;11:225-37 pubmed
    The major outer membrane protein (MOMP) of Azospirillum brasilense was purified and degenerate oligonucleotides were constructed on the basis of partial internal amino acid sequences. PCR products were obtained using total DNA of A...
  46. Ouyang Y, Duarte G, Poe B, Riehl P, Dos Santos F, Martin Didonet C, et al. A disposable laser print-cut-laminate polyester microchip for multiplexed PCR via infra-red-mediated thermal control. Anal Chim Acta. 2015;901:59-67 pubmed publisher
    ..amplification of a 520 bp fragment of the λ-phage genome (in 11 min) and a 1500 bp region of Azospirillum brasilense. Using a centrosymmetric chamber configuration in a multichamber PeT microchip, homogenous temperature ..
  47. Palacios O, Choix F, Bashan Y, de Bashan L. Influence of tryptophan and indole-3-acetic acid on starch accumulation in the synthetic mutualistic Chlorella sorokiniana-Azospirillum brasilense system under heterotrophic conditions. Res Microbiol. 2016;167:367-79 pubmed publisher
    ..mutualism between the microalgae Chlorella sorokiniana and the microalgae growth-promoting bacteria Azospirillum brasilense, created by co-immobilization in alginate beads. Experiments used two wild-type A...
  48. Fontana C, Salazar S, Bassi D, Puglisi E, Lovaisa N, Toffoli L, et al. Genome Sequence of Azospirillum brasilense REC3, Isolated from Strawberry Plants. Genome Announc. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    The genome sequence of a plant growth-promoting bacterium and biocontrol agent, Azospirillum brasilense REC3, isolated from strawberry roots, is reported here. The A...
  49. de Zamaroczy M, Delorme F, Elmerich C. Characterization of three different nitrogen-regulated promoter regions for the expression of glnB and glnA in Azospirillum brasilense. Mol Gen Genet. 1990;224:421-30 pubmed
    ..open reading frame (ORF) located upstream of the glnA structural gene for glutamine synthetase (GS) in Azospirillum brasilense Sp7 was determined...
  50. Fukami J, Ollero F, Megias M, Hungria M. Phytohormones and induction of plant-stress tolerance and defense genes by seed and foliar inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense cells and metabolites promote maize growth. AMB Express. 2017;7:153 pubmed publisher
  51. Mukherjee T, Kumar D, Burriss N, Xie Z, Alexandre G. Azospirillum brasilense Chemotaxis Depends on Two Signaling Pathways Regulating Distinct Motility Parameters. J Bacteriol. 2016;198:1764-1772 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Azospirillum brasilense is a motile soil alphaproteobacterium able to colonize the rhizosphere of cereals...
  52. Singh D, Sharma A, Saini G. Biochemical and molecular characterisation of the bacterial endophytes from native sugarcane varieties of Himalayan region. 3 Biotech. 2013;3:205-212 pubmed publisher
    ..New isolates and two standard cultures-Azospirillum brasilense and Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus, were evaluated for their morphological, biochemical and molecular ..
  53. Pereira Defilippi L, Pereira E, Silva F, Moro G. Expressed sequence tags related to nitrogen metabolism in maize inoculated with Azospirillum brasilense. Genet Mol Res. 2017;16: pubmed publisher
    ..nitrate reductase (ZmNR), and glutamine synthetase (ZmGln1-3) was performed for genotypes inoculated with Azospirillum brasilense. Two commercial single-cross hybrids (AG7098 and 2B707) and two experimental synthetic varieties (V2 and ..
  54. Li X, Huergo L, Gasperina A, Pedrosa F, Merrick M, Winkler F. Crystal structure of dinitrogenase reductase-activating glycohydrolase (DraG) reveals conservation in the ADP-ribosylhydrolase fold and specific features in the ADP-ribose-binding pocket. J Mol Biol. 2009;390:737-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The structure of the ADP-ribosylhydrolase that acts on Azospirillum brasilense nitrogenase (dinitrogenase reductase-activating glycohydrolase, DraG) has been solved at a resolution of ..
  55. Palacios O, Gomez Anduro G, Bashan Y, de Bashan L. Tryptophan, thiamine and indole-3-acetic acid exchange between Chlorella sorokiniana and the plant growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2016;92:fiw077 pubmed publisher
    ..interactions between the microalga Chlorella sorokiniana and the plant growth-promoting bacterium (PGPB) Azospirillum brasilense, mutual exchange of resources involved in producing and releasing the phytohormone indole-3-acetic acid (..
  56. Rossi F, Medeot D, Liaudat J, Pistorio M, Jofré E. In Azospirillum brasilense, mutations in flmA or flmB genes affect polar flagellum assembly, surface polysaccharides, and attachment to maize roots. Microbiol Res. 2016;190:55-62 pubmed publisher
    b>Azospirillum brasilense is a soil bacterium capable of promoting plant growth. Several surface components were previously reported to be involved in the attachment of A. brasilense to root plants...
  57. Rubel E, Raittz R, Coimbra N, Gehlen M, Pedrosa F. ProClaT, a new bioinformatics tool for in silico protein reclassification: case study of DraB, a protein coded from the draTGB operon in Azospirillum brasilense. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016;17:455 pubmed publisher
    ..An analysis of co-occurrence of draB, draT, draG and of other nif genes was performed, suggesting the involvement of draB (nifO) in nitrogen fixation, however, without the definition of a specific function. ..
  58. Zhang Y, Burris R, Roberts G. Cloning, sequencing, mutagenesis, and functional characterization of draT and draG genes from Azospirillum brasilense. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:3364-9 pubmed
    The Azospirillum brasilense draT gene, encoding dinitrogenase reductase ATP-ribosyltransferase, and draG gene, encoding dinitrogenase reductase activating glycohydrolase, were cloned and sequenced. Two genes were contiguous on the A...
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