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Plant Mol Biol. 1993 Sep;22(6):1167-71.

Characterization of the soybean early nodulin cDNA clone GmENOD55.

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Department of Molecular Biology, Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands.

Abstract

Two cDNA clones of the soybean early nodulin GmENOD55 were characterized. These clones may represent two members of the soybean early nodulin gene family GmENOD55. GmENOD55 has an N-terminal signal peptide and it contains an internal domain consisting of proline and serine residues. Analyses of nodules lacking infection threads and intracellular bacteria suggest that the GmENOD55 gene is first expressed after release of Bradyrhizobium japonicum in plant cells. This conclusion is supported by in situ hybridization studies showing that the expression is restricted to the infected cell type.

PMID:
8400132
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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