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Descriptor English: Nitrobacter
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrobacter
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrobacter
Descriptor French: Nitrobacter
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.200.520
B03.660.050.035.520
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009576
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that oxidizes nitrites to nitrates. Its organisms occur in aerobic environments where organic matter is being mineralized, including soil, fresh water, and sea water.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9760
Unique ID: D009576
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nitrobacter - Preferred
Concept UI M0014887
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that oxidizes nitrites to nitrates. Its organisms occur in aerobic environments where organic matter is being mineralized, including soil, fresh water, and sea water.
Preferred term Nitrobacter



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