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TitleNitrification of archaeal ammonia oxidizers in acid soils is supported by hydrolysis of urea
Study TypeMetagenomics
Abstract The hydrolysis of urea as a source of ammonia has been proposed as a mechanism for the nitrification of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) in acidic soil. The growth of Nitrososphaera viennensis on urea suggests that the ureolysis of ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) might occur in natural environments. .. [more]
Center NameISSCAS