Term Information [More information on nitrogen fixation]

Accession
GO:0009399
Name
nitrogen fixation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The process in which nitrogen is taken from its relatively inert molecular form (N2) in the atmosphere and converted into nitrogen compounds useful for other chemical processes, such as ammonia, nitrate and nitrogen dioxide. Source: Wikipedia:Nitrogen_fixation
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History
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Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of nitrogen fixation (GO:0009399)
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nitrogen fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
nitrogen fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
nitrogen fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
nitrogen fixation [is_a relation] is_a  nitrogen cycle metabolic process (GO:0071941)

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MetaCyc
N2FIX-PWY
Wikipedia
Nitrogen_fixation