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Examples of biological assimilation
- Photosynthesis, a process whereby carbon dioxide and water are transformed into a number of organic molecules in plant cells.
- Nitrogen fixation from the soil into organic molecules by symbiotic bacteria which live in the roots of certain plants, such as Leguminosae.
- The absorption of nutrients into the body after digestion in the intestine and its transformation in biological tissues and fluids.
- Assimilation is occuring in every cell of the body to help devolep new cells.
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