Nitrosomonas


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Nitrosomonas

(nī″trō-sō-mō′năs)
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that oxidize ammonia to nitrate.
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In vitro activation of ammonia monooxygenase from Nitrosomonas europaea by copper.
Structure and Function of Formate-Dependent Cytochrome c Nitrite Reductase, NrfA Structure and function of Multicopper Oxidase Enzymes of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Assessing variability in gel-based proteomic analysis of Nitrosomonas europaea Nitrogen Metabolism and Kinetics of Marine Archaea and other oligotrophs
Better growth on gravel bed owned to the better conditions (optimum aeration) for the decomposition of organic matter and nitrification by nitrosomonas and nitrobacter [41].
Carnol M, Kowalchuk GA, De Boer W (2002) Nitrosomonas europaea-like bacteria detected as the dominant beta-subclass Proteobacteria ammonia oxidisers in reference and limed acid forest soils.
As DCD is a specific inhibitor, it is not detrimental to the general microbial community and only interrupts the reproductive cycle of nitrosomonas, thereby retarding the nitrification process (Bolan et al.
In order to calculate DNA concentrations from Ct values, standard curves were constructed by quantifying the gene copy numbers in a dilution series created from plasmids (pOEM-T, Promega, Alexandria, NSW) into which had been ligated amoA gene of Nitrosomonas europaea (ATCC 19718) or archaea amoA PCR product from an environmental sample.
Nitrification in soil is carried out predominantly by autotrophic ammonia-oxidising bacteria (AOB) of the genera Nitrosomonas, Nitrosopira, and Nitrosococcus, which convert N[H.
Remde A, Conrad R (1990) Production of nitric oxide in Nitrosomonas europaea by reduction of nitrite.
Amberger (1989) states that DCD is a bacteriostatic and not a bactericidal compound and that it specifically affects the activity of Nitrosomonas europaea, which is responsible for nitrification.
2]O production by Nitrosomonas europaea: an examination of nitrifier denitrification.