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Title: The path of electron transfer to nitrogenase in a phototrophic alpha‐proteobacterium

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  1. Department of Plant and Microbial BiologySt. Paul MN USA
  2. Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattle WA USA
  3. Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyMontana State UniversityBozeman MT USA
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Journal Name: Environmental Microbiology Journal Volume: 20 Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1462-2912
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Fixen, Kathryn R., Pal Chowdhury, Nilanjan, Martinez‐Perez, Marta, Poudel, Saroj, Boyd, Eric S., and Harwood, Caroline S. The path of electron transfer to nitrogenase in a phototrophic alpha‐proteobacterium. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14262.
Fixen, Kathryn R., Pal Chowdhury, Nilanjan, Martinez‐Perez, Marta, Poudel, Saroj, Boyd, Eric S., & Harwood, Caroline S. The path of electron transfer to nitrogenase in a phototrophic alpha‐proteobacterium. United Kingdom.
Fixen, Kathryn R., Pal Chowdhury, Nilanjan, Martinez‐Perez, Marta, Poudel, Saroj, Boyd, Eric S., and Harwood, Caroline S. Thu . "The path of electron transfer to nitrogenase in a phototrophic alpha‐proteobacterium". United Kingdom.
title = {The path of electron transfer to nitrogenase in a phototrophic alpha‐proteobacterium},
author = {Fixen, Kathryn R. and Pal Chowdhury, Nilanjan and Martinez‐Perez, Marta and Poudel, Saroj and Boyd, Eric S. and Harwood, Caroline S.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1111/1462-2920.14262},
journal = {Environmental Microbiology},
number = 7,
volume = 20,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {7}

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