• All
  • Articles
  • Videos
  • Plants
  • Recipes
  • Members

Why Do Plants & Animals Need Nitrogen?

Comments ()  |   |  Text size: a A  |  Report Abuse  |  Print
close

Report This Article

Why Do Plants & Animals Need Nitrogen?

Reason for flagging?

Comments

Submit

Share:    |  Email  |  Bookmark and Share

All plants and animals need nitrogen to create amino acids, proteins and DNA, which can be found in cells.

Keywords: plants and animals, nitrogen, nitrates and ammonium

About this Author

Angie Briggs has been a health and fitness writer since 2006. Her articles have been published on eHow, LIVESTRONG.COM and GardenGuides. She graduated from Thompson Institute with a diploma as a computer support specialist and received certification from CareerStep as a medical transcriptionist and medical language specialist.