Bioremedial potential of microbial mechanisms of metal mobilization and immobilization

Geoffrey Michael Gadd (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    Microorganisms play important roles in the environmental fate of toxic metals and radionuclides with a multiplicity of mechanisms effecting transformations between soluble and insoluble forms. These mechanisms are integral components of natural biogeochemical cycles and are of potential for both in situ and ex situ bioremedial treatment processes for solid and liquid wastes.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)271-279
    Number of pages9
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology
    Volume11
    Issue number3
    Early online date30 May 2000
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2000

    Keywords

    • Biotechnology
    • Microbiology
    • Bioremediation

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