genus Nitrosomonas

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Noun1.genus Nitrosomonas - ellipsoidal soil bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Nitrobacteriaceae, Nitrobacteriaceae - usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria
nitrosobacteria, nitrous bacteria - soil bacteria that oxidize ammonia to nitrites
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The genus Nitrosomonas was the predominant genera with 222 assigned sequences, while the genus Nitrosospira was the second abundant genus with 217 sequences.
At higher copper concentrations (> 30 mg/L), ammonia oxidizing bacteria, such as the genus Nitrosomonas, show signs of growth delay greater than that of nitrite oxidizers, such as Nitrobacter (Lee et al.