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The discovery of microorganisms that can oxidize ammonia all the way to nitrate refutes the century-old paradigm that this nitrification process requires the activity of two types of microbe. See Article p.504 & Letter p.555

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Figure 1: The nitrogen cycle revised.

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Kuypers, M. A division of labour combined. Nature 528, 487–488 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/528487a

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