nif genes


nif genes
The complex of genes in nitrogen fixing bacteria that code for the proteins required for nitrogen fixation, particularly the nitrogenase. Present as an operon in Klebsiella and carried on plasmid in Rhizobium.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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