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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:aerobic respiration, using nitrite as electron donor
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Definition:The oxidation of nitrite (NO2) to nitrate (NO3), using oxygen (O2) as the electron acceptor. Nitrite oxidation is the final step in nitrification, the oxidation of ammonia to nitrate, and nitrite oxidoreductase (NOR) is the key enzyme complex that catalyzes the conversion of nitrite to nitrate in nitrite oxidizing species.
Synonyms:broad_synonym: nitrite oxidation
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  biological_process 20295
    cellular process 18772
      cellular metabolic process 10283
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 5974
          aerobic respiration, using nitrite as electron donor 0
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  biological_process 20295
    metabolic process 11722
      cellular metabolic process 10283
        generation of precursor metabolites and energy 558
          energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds 380
            cellular respiration 273
              aerobic respiration 220
                aerobic respiration, using nitrite as electron donor 0
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