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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:anaerobic respiration, using ammonium as electron donor
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Definition:The oxidation of ammonium (NH4) to nitrogen (N2) in the absence of oxygen, using nitrite (NO2) as the electron acceptor. It is suggested that hydroxylamine and ammonium are combined to yield hydrazine, which is subsequently oxidized to N2.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: anammox
 broad_synonym: anaerobic ammonium oxidation
 xref: MetaCyc:P303-PWY;   Wikipedia:Anammox



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  biological_process 19872
    metabolic process 11602
      small molecule metabolic process 1875
        ammonia oxidation 0
          anaerobic respiration, using ammonium as electron donor 0
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  biological_process 19872
    metabolic process 11602
      cellular metabolic process 9669
        generation of precursor metabolites and energy 541
          energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds 376
            cellular respiration 269
              anaerobic respiration 0
                anaerobic respiration, using ammonium as electron donor 0
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