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nitrifying bacteria:

see nitrogen cyclenitrogen cycle,
the continuous flow of nitrogen through the biosphere by the processes of nitrogen fixation, ammonification (decay), nitrification, and denitrification. Nitrogen is vital to all living matter, both plant and animal; it is an essential constituent of amino acids,
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nitrifying bacteria

[′nī·trə‚fī·iŋ bak′tir·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
Members of the family Nitrobacteraceae.
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Isolation and identification of native nitrifying bacterial consortia: Based on the growth observed in the count of nitrifying bacteria, isolation and purification of native bacterial consortia were carried out through reseeding in a minimal mineral agar medium with a composition of 0.
Establishing nitrifying bacteria in super-intensive biofloc shrimp production.
The final results of the total count of heterotrophic and nitrifying bacteria showed no significant difference between treatments (p [greater than or equal to] 0.
During the experiment, we observed the presence of nitrifying bacteria inside the reactor at about 3% abundance, which would facilitate the processes of partial nitrification under oxygen limitation.
Copper is an essential trace element in nitrifying bacteria but becomes toxic as concentrations increase to levels that disrupt normal cellular function (Sato et al.
The novelty of this research is related to all findings about the results showed that distribution networks in boreal region are potential environments for nitrifying bacteria, and in some conditions nitrite accumulation may exceed the acceptable concentration (Lipponen et al.
On the whole thickness of the soil increases the amount of nitrifying bacteria and nitrate supply.
Nitrification potential is a sensitive indicator of stress because nitrifying bacteria are especially sensitive to toxic conditions," White explains.
As a result, the number of bacteria increased up to about four-fold and nitrifying bacteria, which decompose ammonia, intensified their activities some 1.
The topics include the nitrogen cycle in the Archaean as an intricate interplay of enzymatic and abiotic reactions, the organization of respiratory electron transport chains in nitrate-reducing and nitrifying bacteria, the transport and assimilation of inorganic nitrogen in bacteria, the assembly of respiratory proteins of the nitrogen cycle, the physiology and regulatory mechanisms of nitric oxide metabolism, and nitrous oxide production in the terrestrial environment.