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de·ni·tri·fy

(dē-nī'tri-fī),
To remove nitrogen from any material or chemical compound.

denitrify

(dē-nī′trə-fī′)
tr.v. denitri·fied, denitri·fying, denitri·fies
1. To remove nitrogen or nitrogen groups from (a compound).
2. To reduce (nitrates or nitrites) to nitrogen-containing gases, as by bacterial action on soil.

de·ni′tri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

denitrify

(dē-nī′trĭ-fī)
To remove nitrogen from something.
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Both denitrifying communities were present at 300 m depth over all stations, with dissolved oxygen levels fluctuating between 6-13 [micro]M.
Wetland plant species were found to have varying abundances of nirS denitrifying bacteria in their rhizospheres.
This effect was further attributed to a marked reduction in the abundance of the nirK gene of denitrifying bacteria when biochar was co-composted (Li et al.
Zumft, "Nitrate and nitrite control of respiratory nitrate reduction in denitrifying Pseudomonas stutzeri by a two-component regulatory system homologous to NarXL of Escherichia coli," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Zhao, "Isolation and characterization of a novel heterotrophic nitrifying and aerobic denitrifying bacterium Pseudomonas stutzeri KTB for bioremediation of wastewater," Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, vol.
Washing affected nitrate removal efficiency since it higher in Block 1, the function of denitrifying bacteria might have affected the second block since washing improved water circulation, which carries OD.
J., Identification of denitrifying bacteria diversity in an activated sludge system by using nitrite reductase genes, Biotechnology Letters, 27: 1477 148(2005).
Pesticides hamper the activities of soil nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria michorhizal fungai mites earthworms collembola microflora and microearthpods.
This process enables total nitrogen removal in a compact space through high-density nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria populations.
Microorganisms with effective enzymes include Pseudomonas spp., Escherichia coii, Morganella morganii, Rhodococcus spp., Comamanos spp., and denitrifying bacteria.
Structure and function of denitrifying bacterial assemblages in low-order Indiana streams.