nitrate assimilation

id: GO:0042128
name: nitrate assimilation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The nitrogen metabolic process that encompasses the uptake of nitrate from the environment and reduction to ammonia, and results in the incorporation of nitrogen derived from nitrate into cellular substances.

Parent Functions

GO:0042126nitrate metabolic process
GO:0071941nitrogen cycle metabolic process