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Iron Transport across Symbiotic Membranes of Nitrogen-Fixing Legumes

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posted on 22.03.2021, 23:15 by David Day, Penelope Smith
Iron is an essential nutrient for the legume-rhizobia symbiosis and nitrogen-fixing bacteroids within root nodules of legumes have a very high demand for the metal. Within the infected cells of nodules, the bacteroids are surrounded by a plant membrane to form an organelle-like structure called the symbiosome. In this review, we focus on how iron is transported across the symbiosome membrane and accessed by the bacteroids.

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04/01/2021

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences

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22

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1

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432

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8p.

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MDPI AG

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1422-0067

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