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Infectious Heresy

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Science  01 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5829, pp. 1296-1297
DOI: 10.1126/science.1143870

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Not all symbiotic bacteria that fix nitrogen for legumes do so by secreting a specific nodule-initiating factor. Two strains use an alternative strategy.