denitrifying bacterium


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Related to denitrifying bacterium: Nitrifying Bacterium

de·ni·tri·fy·ing 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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While conducting the study a newly anaerobic denitrifying bacterium, A14, with high denitrification and Mn(II) oxidation ability was isolated from sediments.
UTO73Ps 11,0 Pseudomonas stutzeri DSM 10701 UTO02UB 10,6 Uncultured denitrifying bacterium: Laizhou Bay sediment UTO06UB 7,0 Uncultured bacterium clone: DGGE band UZ4D nosZ UTO45Ps 5,3 Pseudomonas balearica DSM 6083 UTO72Ps 4,1 Pseudomonas sp.
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.
A denitrifying bacterium contains nitrite reductase as either the cytochrome [cd.sub.1] (NirS) or the copper-containing (NirK) enzyme and an individual organism contains a single type of the nitrite reductase gene, either nirS or nirK [3, 32, 33].
aeruginosa indeed represent the SH decarboxylase for heme [d.sub.1] formation in this denitrifying bacterium. Finally, DDSH was also formed in vivo when AhbA and AhbB from M.