Characteristics of Ammonium Transport System
The following are the characteristics of ammonium transport system:
Since higher levels of ammonia in lower plant cells like cyanobacteria exert toxic effects, there must occur a closer interrelationship between uptake and assimilation of ammonia in such systems. Further studies are required to clearly understand the interdependence of the two processes. At this point it is important to point out that the characteristics of ammonium transport process has not been studied in higher plants.