bacteroid


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Synonyms for bacteroid

a rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants)

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resembling bacteria

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The uglycone was associated with the bacteroids (Meyer & Mellor, 1993).
The model, however, is speculative, and one might expect that the action of typical nod-on flavonoids on rhizobial genes during early stages of nodulation would be very different from their effects on the bacteroids in the symbiosomes.