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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. May 1977; 74(5): 2076–2078.
PMCID: PMC431077

Genetic mapping of Rhizobium meliloti.


The drug resistance factor RP4, originally isolated in Pseudomonas, was transferred to Rhizobium meliloti. In that strain, RP4 promotes conjugational transfer of chromosomal markers to form haploid recombinants. This mating system has been used to construct a linkage map of R. meliloti.

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