Definition of Genus Nitrosomonas
1. Noun. Ellipsoidal soil bacteria.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Nitrobacteriaceae, Nitrobacteriaceae
Member holonyms: Nitrosobacteria, Nitrous Bacteria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nitrosomonas
Literary usage of Genus Nitrosomonas
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1. Plant Physiology: With Special Reference to Plant Production by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1911)
"The organisms oxidizing ammonia to nitrites (nitrite organisms) are small, oval, motile cells generally included in the genus Nitrosomonas, while those ..."
2. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"In the first step, several genera of bacteria (including the genus Nitrosomonas) reduce ammonium to nitrite. The second step is accomplished by several ..."