assimilative nitrate reduction

assimilative nitrate reduction

[ə‚sim·ə′lād·iv ′nī‚trāt ri‚dək·shən]
(microbiology)
The reduction of nitrates by some aerobic bacteria for purposes of assimilation.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kutuzova RS, Andrushchuk OV (1991) Assimilative nitrate reduction in soils.