- dissimilatory nitrate reduction
The process in which some bacteria use nitrate as the electron acceptor at the end of their electron transport chain to produce ATP. The nitrate is reduced to nitrite or nitrogen gas.
Microbiology. Aard_Wark . 2009.
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