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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
denitrification pathway 
negative regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
nitrate assimilation +   
nitrogen fixation 
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.
positive regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +   
urea metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Xrefs: MetaCyc:N2FIX-PWY ;   Wikipedia:Nitrogen_fixation
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:2 ! Prokaryota ;   NCBITaxon:2157 ! Prokaryota
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Nitrogen_fixation

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