Definition of Genus Nitrosomonas

1. Noun. Ellipsoidal soil bacteria.

Exact synonyms: Nitrosomonas
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Nitrobacteriaceae, Nitrobacteriaceae
Member holonyms: Nitrosobacteria, Nitrous Bacteria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nitrosomonas

genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas (current term)
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis

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 ..."

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