Example sentences for: alpha-proteobacterium

How can you use “alpha-proteobacterium” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Multiple examples of lateral transfer of the GshA gene are evident, the most dramatic being a trans-domain transfer from an alpha-proteobacterium to a plant sometime before 300 million years ago.

  • GshA from Xylella fastidiosa, a gamma-proteobacterium, clusters with group 3, rather than with the other gamma-proteobacterial sequences in group 1. This organism is a plant pathogen, and its physical association with plants has apparently provided an opportunity for gene transfer, either from a plant or, more likely, from an associated alpha-proteobacterium.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...