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denitrification pathway 
The reduction of nitrate to dinitrogen by four reactions; each intermediate is transformed to the next lower oxidation state; also part of cellular bioenergetics; the nitrogen compounds can serve as terminal acceptors for electron transport phosphorylation in place of oxygen.
negative regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
nitrate assimilation +   
nitrogen fixation 
positive regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +   
urea metabolic process +   

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Definition Sources: MetaCyc:DENITRIFICATION-PWY

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