ammonia oxidation

id: GO:0019329
name: ammonia oxidation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways by which ammonia or ammonium is converted to molecular nitrogen or another nitrogen compound, with accompanying loss of electrons.

Child Functions

GO:0019331anaerobic respiration, using ammonium as electron donor
GO:0019409aerobic respiration, using ammonia as electron donor
GO:0070275aerobic ammonia oxidation to nitrite via pyruvic oxime

Parent Functions

GO:0006807nitrogen compound metabolic process
GO:0044281small molecule metabolic process
GO:0055114oxidation-reduction process