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Enzymes involved in Glutamate Metabolism in Legume Root Nodules

Naturevolume 212pages295296 (1966) | Download Citation



GLUTAMIC acid, α-alanine and aspartic acid are some of the early products of nitrogen fixation in legume root nodules1,2. Enzymes involved in the synthesis of these amino acids in root nodules of Trofolium repens (white clover), Pisum sativum (pea) and Medicago sativa (lucerne) were examined in the investigations reported here.

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    • P. F. FOTTRELL

    Present address: Department of Biochemistry, University College, Galway


  1. Agricultural Institute, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland

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