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Nitrogen is a critical chemical element in both proteins and nucleic acids, and thus every living organism must metabolize nitrogen to survive. Only bacteria and Archaea are able to convert nitrogen gas (N2) to and from soluble ionic compounds that other organisms can metabolize.
This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.
Pages in category "Nitrogen cycle"
The following 62 pages are in this category, out of 62 total; this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
- Nitric oxide
- Nitrifying bacteria
- Nitrogen assimilation
- Nitrogen dating
- Nitrogen deficiency
- Nitrogen fixation
- Nitrogen fixation package
- Nitrogen nutrition in the arbuscular mycorrhizal system
- Nitrogen-15 tracing
- Nitrous acid
- Nitrous oxide
- Non-protein nitrogen