nitrogen cycle metabolic process

id: GO:0071941
name: nitrogen cycle metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A nitrogen compound metabolic process that contributes to the nitrogen cycle. The nitrogen cycle is a series of metabolic pathways by which nitrogen is converted between various forms and redox states; it encompasses pathways in which nitrogen is acted upon directly, such as nitrification, denitrification, nitrogen fixation, and mineralization.

Child Functions

GO:0009399nitrogen fixation
GO:0019333denitrification pathway
GO:0019627urea metabolic process
GO:0042128nitrate assimilation

Parent Functions

GO:0006807nitrogen compound metabolic process