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Ammonia assimilation

Ammonia assimilation

The utilization of ammonia (or ammonium ions) in the net synthesis of nitrogen-containing molecules; e.g., glutamine synthetase.

Synonym: ammonia fixation.


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Glutamine synthetase in animals

... glutamine synthetase (enzyme synthesizing glutamine from glutamate and ammonia) present in heterotrophs, e.g animals? This is quite a big deal, because it is the primary pahtway of ammonia assimilation in plants. Thank you in advance, and if you have any good sources then ...

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