denitrifying bacterium


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denitrifying bacterium

(dē-nī′trə-fī′ĭng)
n.
Any of various bacteria that convert nitrate or nitrite into nitrogen gas in the absence of oxygen and play an important role in the nitrogen cycle.
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Liu, "Denitrification characteristics of a marine origin psychrophilic aerobic denitrifying bacterium," Journal of Environmental Sciences, vol.
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Song, "A novel heterotrophic nitrifying and aerobic denitrifying bacterium, Zobellella taiwanensis DN-7, can remove high-strength ammonium," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol.
Evidence that anaerobic oxidation of toluene in the denitrifying bacterium Thauera aromatica is initiated by formation of benzylsuccinate from toluene and fumarate.
Anaerobic degradation of toluene by a denitrifying bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol 57:1139-1145.