Honors in Health Sciences: Microbiology
Date of Award
Ranjan N. Chakraborty
Thesis Professor Department
The complete genomic sequence of Rhizobium leguminosarum ATCC 14479 has been determined. Its genome size is 7,935,223 base-pairs of DNA (bp). This multipartite genome contains 5 distinct replicons: a chromosome of 4,883,137 bp and four mega-plasmids of size 1,234,209 bp, 415,988 bp, 771,583 bp, and 630,306 bp. In silico (literally: on computer) analysis was done on the complete genome to detect genes relating to iron metabolism by bacteria. Seven iron-related operons and genes were found: nodulation genes, the Tol operon, the hmuPSTUV operon, iron response regulator genes, the cycHJKL operon, genes for bacterial cyclic glucans, and vicibactin genes.
East Tennessee State University
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Siddiqui, Shuaib A., "Identification of Genes involved in Iron Metabolism in Rhizobium leguminosarum ATCC 14479 Genome through the use of In-silico Analysis" (2019). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 808. https://dc.etsu.edu/honors/808
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