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Nitrogen Fixation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nitrogen Fixation
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.071.630
G02.111.587.750
G02.607.560.750
G03.087.630
G06.625
G16.500.768.600
Unique ID
D009586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009586
Scope Note
The process in certain BACTERIA; FUNGI; and CYANOBACTERIA converting free atmospheric NITROGEN to biologically usable forms of nitrogen, such as AMMONIA; NITRATES; and amino compounds.
Entry Term(s)
Diazotrophic Activity
Diazotrophy
Dinitrogen Fixation
N2 Fixation
See Also
Plant Root Nodulation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/30
Nitrogen Fixation Preferred
Diazotrophy Related
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