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Ammonia fixation

Ammonia fixation --> 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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plant biotech- How Rhiobium absorbs N2 from atmosphere?

... how Rhizobium makes interaction with plants and how it converts N2 as Ammonia. My doubt is How it is done? Rhizobium is a soil bacteria and it ... under the soil. . Then, How atmospheric nitrogen is absorbed for N2 fixation ? Plz clear my doubts.

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by barathvaj
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:43 pm
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nitrogen fixation

I think that while ammonia->nitrite is part of the nitrogen cycle, it's not considered part of fixation.

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by mith
Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:20 pm
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Topic: nitrogen fixation
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A scientific cycles

... , condensation.... Nitrogen Cycle lightning/nitrogen fixation bacteria(n2)-->ammonia--->nitrification(N03)--->absorption(nuclei acids, proteins)-->ammonification(ammonia, ...

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by mith
Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:38 am
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