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Nitrates

Nitrates A group of medications that are made from a chemical with a nitrogen base. Nitrates relax smooth muscle, dilate... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Abiotic Fixation

Definition noun It is part in nitrogen cycle wherein atmospheric nitrogen fixation carries out non-living components to... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Nitrification

Definition noun A process wherein a nitro group is added to an organic compound Supplement Nitrification is a process where... Read More

Nitrogen Cycle

The circulation of nitrogen; nitrates from the soil are absorbed by plants which are eaten by animals that die and decay... Read More

Fertilizer

Any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more... Read More

Photolysis

Photolysis Definition We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More

Denitrification

The conversion of nitrates into nitrogen gas which is then released into the atmosphere. This is caused by bacteria and how... Read More

Neisseria mucosa

Definition Noun A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More

Nitrifying bacterium

Definition noun, plural: nitrifying bacteria A bacterium that is capable of converting ammonium into... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More