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Give examples for ammonifying bacteria.

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Ammonification of soil is defined as decomposition with the production of ammonia or ammonium compounds especially by the action of bacteria on the nitrogenous organic matter.

In addition to the ammonification of amino acids, other compounds such as nucleic acids, urea, and uric acid go through the ammonification process. The bacteria that accomplish it are called ammonifying bacteria.


Some examples of ammonifying bacteria are Bacillus, Clostridium, Proteus, Pseudomonas, and Streptomyces which helps in the ammonification process of nitrogen


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