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Nitrogen is a critical chemical element in both proteins and nucleic acids, and thus every living organism must metabolize nitrogen to survive. Only bacteria and Archaea are able to convert nitrogen gas (N2) to and from soluble ionic compounds that other organisms can metabolize.
This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.
Pages in category "Nitrogen metabolism"
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- Nitric oxide
- Nitrifying bacteria
- Nitrogen assimilation
- Nitrogen cycle
- Nitrogen deficiency
- Nitrogen fixation
- Nitrogen narcosis
- Nitrogen nutrition in the arbuscular mycorrhizal system
- Nitrous acid
- Non-protein nitrogen