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[nahy-troj-uh-neys, -neyz, nahy-truh-juh-] /naɪˈtrɒdʒ əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, ˈnaɪ trə dʒə-/

noun, Biochemistry.
an enzyme complex that catalyzes the reduction of molecular in the nitrogen-fixation process of bacteria.

nitrogenase ni·trog·e·nase (nī-trŏj’ə-nās’, -nāz’, nī’trə-jə-)
An enzyme of certain bacteria that activates the conversion of nitrogen to ammonia.
(nī-trŏj’ə-nās’, nī’trə-jə-)
An enzyme of nitrogen-fixing bacteria that catalyzes the conversion of nitrogen to ammonia.


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