Encyclopedia of Geobiology

2011 Edition
| Editors: Joachim Reitner, Volker Thiel

Anammox

  • Joachim Reitner
  • Volker Thiel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9212-1_245

Anammox refers to the microbial anaerobic oxidation of ammonium by nitrite (NO2), which forms N2. See entry “ Nitrogen” for further reading.

Keywords

Anaerobic Oxidation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Reitner
    • 1
  • Volker Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany