Term Information [More information on nitrate assimilation]

Accession
GO:0042128
Name
nitrate assimilation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
assimilatory nitrate reduction
Definition
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. Source: PMID:8122899, GOC:das, GOC:mah, PMID:10542156
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0042128 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of nitrate assimilation (GO:0042128)
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nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic acid metabolic process (GO:0006082)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) oxoacid metabolic process (GO:0043436)
nitrate assimilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) reactive nitrogen species metabolic process (GO:2001057)
nitrate assimilation [is_a relation] is_a  nitrate metabolic process (GO:0042126)
nitrate assimilation [is_a relation] is_a  nitrogen cycle metabolic process (GO:0071941)
Children of nitrate assimilation (GO:0042128)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
regulation of nitrate assimilation (GO:0090352) [regulates relation] regulates  nitrate assimilation
MetaCyc
PWY-381