Bacteria in human nose

Patricia Foster pfoster at bu.edu
Fri Sep 16 12:01:50 EST 1994


Peter Rice (pmr at staffa.sanger.ac.uk) wrote:

: Pity. If our noses could fix Nitrogen, we could take in more oxygen per breath
: and win lots of races.

  ??  What does fixing nitrogen have to do with the concentration of oxygen??
Also, N2-fixation is, I believe, strictly anaerobic.

Pat
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Patricia L. Foster
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
pfoster at bu.edu



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