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Chemistry and Biochemistry
Nitrogen fixation is the chemical reaction of dinitrogen (N2) being reduced to ammonia (NH3). This reaction occurs naturally by nitrogen fixing microorganisms which contain the enzyme nitrogenase. The overall reaction is written below.
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