Bacteria rather than Archaea dominate microbial ammonia oxidation in an agricultural soil.

@article{Jia2009BacteriaRT,
  title={Bacteria rather than Archaea dominate microbial ammonia oxidation in an agricultural soil.},
  author={Zhongjun Jia and Ralf Conrad},
  journal={Environmental microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={1658-71}
}
Agricultural ecosystems annually receive approximately 25% of the global nitrogen input, much of which is oxidized at least once by ammonia-oxidizing prokaryotes to complete the nitrogen cycle. Recent discoveries have expanded the known ammonia-oxidizing prokaryotes from the domain Bacteria to Archaea. However, in the complex soil environment it remains unclear whether ammonia oxidation is exclusively or predominantly linked to Archaea as implied by their exceptionally high abundance. Here we… CONTINUE READING
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