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A Factor influencing Nitrogen Excretion from Leguminous Root Nodules

Nature volume 145, page 25 (06 January 1940) | Download Citation

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THE excretion of nitrogen compounds from leguminous root nodules which has been demonstrated in this laboratory with a sterile culture system and, from the practical point of view, investigated with ordinary pot cultures, has not been shown in the pot cultures of all investigators1,2. With a sterile culture system Wilson has accomplished the excretion almost regularly3.

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    , NATURE, 140, 683 (1937).

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    , NATURE, 140, 154 (1937).

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    , J. Agric. Sci., 27, 307 (1938).

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  1. Biochemical Institute, Helsinki. Nov. 30.

    • ARTTURI I. VIRTANEN
    •  & MAILA TORNIAINEN

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