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Urea to Nitrate


Can anyone tell me how Urea (NH2)2CO can be turned into Nitrate NO3 in the environment, I think it involves a couple of steps that include H20, CO2, and 02 but I can't seem to get an equation. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

look up urease

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Ammonia is the answer.  

This should get you on your way.



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