Rhizobium mongolense

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Rhizobium mongolense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Rhizobiaceae
Genus: Rhizobium
Species: R. mongolense
Binomial name
Rhizobium mongolense
Van Berkum et al. 1998

Rhizobium mongolense is a Gram negative root nodule bacteria, which nodulates and forms nitrogen-fixing symbioses with Medicago ruthenica. Its type strain is USDA 1844.[1]


  1. ^ van Berkum, P.; Beyene, D.; Bao, G.; Campbell, T. A.; Eardly, B. D. (1998). "Rhizobium mongolense sp. nov. is one of three rhizobial genotypes identified which nodulate and form nitrogen-fixing symbioses with Medicago ruthenica [(L.) Ledebour]". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 48 (1): 13–22. doi:10.1099/00207713-48-1-13. ISSN 0020-7713. 

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