Definition of Nitrate bacterium

1. Noun. Any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates.

Exact synonyms: Nitric Bacterium
Generic synonyms: Nitrobacterium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrate Bacterium

nitpicking
nitpicks
nitpicky
nitr-
nitracrine
nitramide
nitramides
nitramine
nitramines
nitrammite
nitranilic
nitraniline
nitranilines
nitratase
nitrate
nitrate bacterium (current term)
nitrate of soda
nitrate reductase
nitrate reductases
nitrate respiration
nitrated
nitrates
nitratian
nitratine
nitrating
nitration
nitrations
nitrative
nitratocuprate
nitrator

Literary usage of Nitrate bacterium

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1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"The nitrite-bacterium is much more sensitive to organic substances than the nitrate-bacterium. On the other hand, the nitrate-bacterium is astonishingly ..."

2. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"The classical example is the two nitrifying bacteria : the nitrate bacterium is unable to oxidize ammonia, and depends entirely upon the nitrite bacterium ..."

3. Microbiology for Agricultural and Domestic Science Students by Charles Edward Marshall, Frederic Theodore Bioletti (1911)
"The classical example is the two nitrifying bacteria: the nitrate bacterium is unable to oxidize ammonia, and depends entirely upon the nitrite bacterium to ..."

4. Microbiology for Agricultural and Domestic Science Students by Charles Edward Marshall, Frederic Theodore Bioletti (1911)
"The classical example is the two nitrifying bacteria: the nitrate bacterium is unable to oxidize ammonia, and depends entirely upon the nitrite bacterium to ..."

5. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria by Alfred Fischer (1900)
"... a nitrate bacterium . TIT-. ' XT- « from Quito. Magn. 1000. and less) found in soil from South America and Australia. Nitrosomonas is a very short ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1902)
"Such a medium is unfavorable to the nitrate bacterium, also. The isolation of the bacteria which oxidize organic nitrogen must be conducted in a medium ..."

7. Sewage and the BacteriaL Purification of Sewage by Samuel Rideal (1906)
"The nitrite is much more sensitive than the nitrate bacterium to nitrogenous substances such as peptone and asparagin. The more complex, unstable, ..."

8. The Foundations of Scientific Agriculture by Samuel Cooke (1897)
"Green manuring, which means the ploughing in of growing crops, has a very similar effect to that of cattle-dung, for which 1 The nitrate bacterium present ..."

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