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Inorganic Nutrient Use by Marine Microorganisms

  1. David L. Kirchman

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env172

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Kirchman, D. L. 2003. Inorganic Nutrient Use by Marine Microorganisms. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Delaware, Lewes, Delaware

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


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  • nitrogen in marine microorganisms;
  • marine environment;
  • sphorus in marine microorganisms;
  • siderophores in marine bacteria;
  • silicon in marine microorganisms;
  • trace elements in marine microorganisms