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Anammox bacteria produce nitrogen gas in oceans' snackbar
...ying bacteria, as was believed for decades, but by anammox
bacteria. Nitrogen compounds act as fertilizers an...imals including giant whales. The newly discovered anammox
bacteria remove ammonium from the ocean, which as a result can not be taken up anymore by other orga...
Marine researcher wins prestigious chemistry prize
...unlight. His participation in the discovery of the anammox
bacteria in the oxygen-deficient water layers in various oceans has had major consequences for the nitrogen cycle. These bacteria convert ammonia and nitrite into gaseous nitrogen that escapes from the sea into the atmosphere and is therefore lost fr...