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Term:
nitrate assimilation (GO:0042128)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
denitrification pathway 
negative regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
nitrate assimilation +  
The nitrogen metabolic process that encompasses the uptake of nitrate from the environment and reduction to ammonia, and results in the incorporation of nitrogen derived from nitrate into cellular substances.
nitrate catabolic process  
nitrogen fixation 
positive regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +  
regulation of nitrogen cycle metabolic process +   
urea metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: assimilatory nitrate reduction
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-381
Definition Sources: GOC:das, GOC:mah, PMID:10542156, PMID:8122899

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