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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:nitrogen fixation
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Accession:GO:0009399 term browser browse the term
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 15873
    metabolic process 9530
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 7800
        nitrogen cycle metabolic process 10
          nitrogen fixation 0
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