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Having the property of ammonotelism.
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In ammonotelic organisms that cannot recycle N[H.sub.4.sup.+], it is more straightforward to measure protein synthesis and N[H.sub.4.sup.+] excretion in order to prepare nitrogen budgets (Hawkins, 1985) and evaluate protein metabolism (Langenbuch and Portner, 2003).
Most protozoan parasites are ammonotelic and excrete most of their nitrogen as ammonia.