heterotrophic nitrification
Nitrification carried out by chemoheterotrophic microorganisms.

Microbiology. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Simultaneous nitrification-denitrification — (SNdN) is a wastewater treatment process. Microbial simultaneous nitrification denitrification is the conversion of the ammonium ion to nitrogen gas in a single bioreactor. The process is dependent on floc characteristics, reaction kinetics, mass …   Wikipedia

  • Paracoccus denitrificans — Scientific classification Superdomain: Phylogenetica Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Microbial metabolism — is the means by which a microbe obtains the energy and nutrients (e.g. carbon) it needs to live and reproduce. Microbes use many different types of metabolic strategies and species can often be differentiated from each other based on metabolic… …   Wikipedia

  • F-ratio — In oceanic biogeochemistry, the f ratio is the fraction of total primary production fuelled by nitrate (as opposed to that fuelled by other nitrogen compounds such as ammonium). This fraction is significant because it is assumed to be directly… …   Wikipedia

  • Nitrogen cycle — Schematic representation of the flow of nitrogen through the environment. The importance of bacteria in the cycle is immediately recognized as being a key element in the cycle, providing different forms of nitrogen compounds assimilable by higher …   Wikipedia

  • Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle — Agricultural and industrial nitrogen (N) inputs to the environment currently exceed inputs from natural N fixation (Galloway 2003). As a consequence of anthropogenic inputs, the global nitrogen cycle (Fig. 1) has been significantly altered over… …   Wikipedia

  • Bacteria — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Bacteria fossil range = Archean or earlier Recent image width = 210px image caption = Escherichia coli image is 8 micrometres wide. domain = Bacteria subdivision ranks = Phyla [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • Soil life — or soil biota is a collective term for all the organisms living within the soil.OverviewIn a balanced soil, plants grow in an active and vibrant environment. The mineral content of the soil and its physical structure are important for their well… …   Wikipedia

  • Denitrification — Nitrogen cycle. Denitrification is a microbially facilitated process of nitrate reduction that may ultimately produce molecular nitrogen (N2) through a series of intermediate gaseous nitrogen oxide products. This respiratory process reduces… …   Wikipedia

  • Anammox — ist ein Akronym, das sich aus den Wörtern Anaerobe Ammonium Oxidation zusammensetzt. Die anaerobe Ammonium Oxidation ist ein biologischer Vorgang aus dem Bereich des Stickstoffkreislaufes.[1] Wie die Bezeichnung schon andeutet, ist die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”