A mathematical model of bacteria capable of complete oxidation of ammonium predicts improved nitrogen removal and reduced production of nitrous oxide

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Pokhilko, Alexandra; Ebenhöh, Oliver;
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The removal of excess nutrients\ud from water ecosystems requires oxidation of toxic\ud ammonium by two types of bacteria; one oxidizes\ud ammonium to nitrite and the other oxidizes nitrite\ud to nitrate. The oxidation of ammonium is often\ud incomplete and nitrite accu... View more
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