a.zo.ti.fi’gens French n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref.a-, not; from Gr. n. zoê; N.L. n. azotum -i, nitrogen; L. pres. part.figens, fixing; from L. v.figo, to fix; N.L. part. adj.azotifigens, nitrogen fixing
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The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
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