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- Germon, J.C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2002 v.68 no.12 pp. 6121-6128
- soil bacteria; nitrate reduction; species diversity; soil biology; biological activity in soil; genes; nitrate reductase; ribosomal DNA; ribosomal RNA; restriction fragment length polymorphism; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; agricultural soils; rhizosphere; Zea mays; corn; France
- ... Microorganisms that use nitrate as an alternative terminal electron acceptor play an important role in the global nitrogen cycle. The diversity of the nitrate-reducing community in soil and the influence of the maize roots on the structure of this community were studied. The narG gene encoding the membrane bound nitrate reductase was selected as a functional marker for the nitrate-reducing communi ...
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