Nitrification

Known as: Nitrifications 
A process facilitated by specialized bacteria involving the oxidation of ammonium to nitrite and nitrate.
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Nitrification, the oxidation of ammonia via nitrite to nitrate, has always been considered to be a two-step process catalysed by… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Nitrification is a two-step process where ammonia is first oxidized to nitrite by ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and/or archaea, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ammonia-oxidizing archaea are ubiquitous in marine and terrestrial environments and now thought to be significant contributors to… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Active expression of putative ammonia monooxygenase gene subunit A (amoA) of marine group I Crenarchaeota has been detected in… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Marine Crenarchaeota are the most abundant single group of prokaryotes in the ocean, but their physiology and role in marine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ammonia oxidation is the first step in nitrification, a key process in the global nitrogen cycle that results in the formation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Winogradsky discovered in 1890 that nitrification is carried out in two consecutive steps by two distinct groups of bacteria… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A combination of stable isotope and acetylene (0.01% v/v) inhibition techniques were used for the first time to determine N2O… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nitrification, the microbial oxidation of ammonia to nitrite and nitrate, occurs in a wide variety of environments and plays a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
THE importance of nitrate (NO–3) in the internal nitrogen cycle of undisturbed coniferous ecosystems has not been widely… (More)
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