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Sharma, Meenakshi [1].

Rhizobium and Humans.

Organic fertilizer, can be a potential threat to humans or not? It has been a question of constant debate for the past many years. Today it should be a concern for everyone. But what alternative is available instead of bio fertilizer is even more concerning, since it is a chemical that is mass produced and has been seen to have side effects. Which leads us to the primary very basic question of whether nitrates and nitrites needs to be added to fertilize our produce? Since nitrates are increasing the produce which is eventually excreted as a waste eventually. Hence here is a suggestion, to break the nitrogen cycle from the produce and agriculture industry. The symbiosis of rhizobium with different plant species have been studied extensively due to its nitrogen fixation properties from the atmosphere, but those nitrates can also be washed out from the atmosphere in the form of rain as various compounds of nitrates and nitrites. Then why Rhizobium could be a potential challenge to the environment, what can be learnt by symbiosis which is not necessary? Immunity from negativity is making us accept options that are not perfect since nodulation is a structure that can be correlated to cancer in human body. There are many possible ways that the nodule formation can impact cancer formation, for example 1. By learning genetic behaviour of Nod1 and Nod2 genes for growth of tissue. 2. By actually having a transcription of a gene similar to human genome that is able to incorporate itself in the human genome. 3. By another organism’s genetic behaviour being mutated by the Nod1 or Nod2 gene and that impacting the genome of the humans which are easily incorporable in human genome. 4. By biochemical secretions of the Nod 1 and 2 genes which is the Nod Factor within the system of a human and trigger one of the weak genes within the human genome to make it cancerous. 5. Rhizobium can also trigger cells of cattle that can cause the change to a human cell. Microbes are not virulent when they are dead or close to dead, Rhizobium is making nodules in a non virulent stage, this a topic of concern, what if the bacteria decided to become virulent to humans? Is it possible, or is it feasible? These are some questions that are going to be presented and discussed.


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Keywords:
Rhizobium
symbiosis
mycorrhiza
human behaviour.

Presentation Type: Discussion Session
Session: D5
Location: Salon 14/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Number: D5001
Abstract ID:212
Candidate for Awards:None


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