Percent of the dry weight of bacteria that is nitrogen

Range ~10 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Gerhard Gottschalk, Bacterial Metabolism, Springer Series in Microbiology 1986, chapter 1, Nutrition of Bacteria, p.4 2nd paragraph
Comments "Nitrogen is required in large quantities because it amounts to approximately 10% of the dry weight of bacteria."
Entered by Uri M
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