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- adj. of or relating to or containing nitrogen
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The new study, detailed in the Oct. 25 issue of the journal Nature, suggests a nitrogen-bearing molecule sets off a series of steps that result in eye formation in frogs.
Nitrate is a chemical compound commonly found in fertilizers and formed by microbes that break down nitrogen-bearing plant residues in the soil.