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Term:nitrogen fixation
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Definition:The process in which nitrogen is taken from its relatively inert molecular form (N2) in the atmosphere and converted into nitrogen compounds useful for other chemical processes, such as ammonia, nitrate and nitrogen dioxide.
Synonyms:xref: MetaCyc:N2FIX-PWY;   Wikipedia:Nitrogen_fixation
 only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:2 ! Prokaryota;   NCBITaxon:2157 ! Prokaryota

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  biological_process 20413
    metabolic process 11835
      nitrogen cycle metabolic process 13
        nitrogen fixation 0
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