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________- Found in many organic molecules, including the amino acids that make up proteins and nucleic acids that make up DNA.
________ dissolved in seawater is used for phytoplankton and kelp for photosynthesis.
________- Found in the bone and in the molecule ATP.
________- Found in 2 amino acids that are important for giving proteins their shape.
________ store 90 % of the planet's aboveground carbon and 75 % of soil carbon.
________- Plants absorb ammonia, ammonium ions, and nitrate ions through their roots.
________- Ammonia is converted into nitrate and nitrite.
________ has tripled since the industrial revolution.
________- Anaerobic bacteria convert ammonia into nitrites, nitrogen gas, and nitrous oxide.
portion of atmospheric carbon
A(n) ________ is removed through photosynthesis in which carbon gets incorporated into plant structures and compounds.
The ________ is in a state of dynamic equilibrium by which the rate of evaporation equals the amount of precipitation.
________ in the lithosphere is mobilized by slow weathering of rock material.
__________________ - Atmospheric nitrogen is converted into ammonia or nitrate ions which are biologically usable forms of nitrogen.
_______ - Helps to dissolve minerals, makes them accessible to the body, regulates body temperature, and carries nutrients and oxygen to cells throughout the body.