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  • Exploitation of Bacterial Activities in Mineral Industry

    Since the identification and characterization of iron and sulfur oxidizing bacteria in the 1940s a rapid progress is being made in minerals engineering based on biological activities. Microorganisms can play a beneficial role in all facets of minerals processing from mining to waste disposal and management. Some of the applications such as biologically assisted leaching of copper sulfide

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  • Space station biomining experiment demonstrates rare earth

    2020-11-10 · Rare earth elements are used in electronics but increase in demand could lead to low supply. Here the authors conduct experiments on the International Space

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  • Characterization of copper stress response in Fusarium

    2021-6-15 · In the same line of research Sun et al. (2015) used SEM-EDS in S. cerevisiae exposed to copper and demonstrated an important relation between Cu Na and Cu K suggesting that copper adsorption can be related to the K release from the cell surface. These authors also related the N peak appearance with the complex formation between Cu(II) and

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  • Microbes and mineral recovery Bioleaching of copper

    2020-4-22 · energy consumption at the mining site is less. Bioleaching is used today in commercial operations to process ores of copper nickel cobalt zinc and uranium. The most important microorganism in the bioleaching process is Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

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  • Heavy metals resistance by bacterial strains

    2019-7-9 · mining industry processes and agricultural practices. Consequently bacteria have evolved several types of mechanisms to defend against the high copper concentration and copper induced biotoxicity. Regarding the prevalence of copper resistance in bacteria Lin and Olson 8 isolated copper resistant bacteria from a copper

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  • Copper toxicity and uptake in microorganisms Journal of

    1990-10-1 · Copper exists in nature both in its elemental state and in various mineral compounds. When assessing the distribution of copper in the environment reservoirs resulting from man-made activity must be considered. Copper mining and smelting are important industries and bioleaching is used to remove copper from low-grade ores 85 .

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  • Bioremediation of copper-contaminated soils by bacteria

    Although copper (Cu) is an essential micronutrient for all living organisms it can be toxic at low concentrations. Its beneficial effects are therefore only observed for a narrow range of concentrations. Anthropogenic activities such as fungicide spraying and mining have resulted in the Cu contamin .

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  • The Role of Microorganisms in Bioremediation- A Review

    Bioaugmentation is the process of adding engineered microbes in a system which act as abioremediators in order to quickly and totally eliminate complex pollutants. Moreover genetically modified microorganisms showing and proving that can increase the degradative efficiency of a wide range of environmental pollutant.

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  • The Role of Microorganisms in Bioremediation- A Review

    Bioaugmentation is the process of adding engineered microbes in a system which act as abioremediators in order to quickly and totally eliminate complex pollutants. Moreover genetically modified microorganisms showing and proving that can increase the degradative efficiency of a wide range of environmental pollutant.

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  • Mining metals amidst seafloor animals Science News for

    2014-2-21 · Also among the vent metals copper. This industrial metal is used in cables wires pipes and electronics. Many mining companies are now actively hunting new sources of the metal. And no wonder. Half of all the copper that has ever been mined was unearthed in just

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  • Bioremediation of copper-contaminated soils by bacteria

    2017-1-2 · Many methanobactin properties are reminiscent of iron siderophores with the ability to extract copper from insoluble minerals (see the review of Balasubramanian and Rosenzweig 2008) with a binding affinity >ca. 10 16 M − 1 as compared to 10 20.1 M − 1 with pyoverdine (Cornu et al. 2014 ).

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  • Microbiological Miningspaceship-earth

    2018-2-27 · For many years the only microorganism thought to be important in the leaching of metals from ores was the rod-shaped bacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. This microorganism was discovered in the acidic water draining coal mines it was not until 1957 that a correlation was recognized between the presence of the bacterium and the dissolution of metals in copper-leaching operations.

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  • What are the uses of microorganisms in the mining of

    The involvement of living microorganisms in the mining of metals is called biomining. Examples of a microorganism utilized in bio-mining are Sulfolobus metallicus and Metallosphaera sedulas

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  • Biomining- Environment Friendly MiningBiotech Articles

    2010-6-10 · Biomining is a technique used to recover the various types of minerals from ore using microorganism. It method is cheap reliable efficient and also environmentally friendly method of mineral recovery. Using biotechnology efficiency of biomining can

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  • Biomining- Environment Friendly MiningBiotech Articles

    2010-6-10 · Biomining is a technique used to recover the various types of minerals from ore using microorganism. It method is cheap reliable efficient and also environmentally friendly method of mineral recovery. Using biotechnology efficiency of biomining can

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  • Characterization of copper stress response in Fusarium

    2021-6-15 · In the same line of research Sun et al. (2015) used SEM-EDS in S. cerevisiae exposed to copper and demonstrated an important relation between Cu Na and Cu K suggesting that copper adsorption can be related to the K release from the cell surface. These authors also related the N peak appearance with the complex formation between Cu(II) and

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  • Heavy Metal Mining Using Microbes Annual Review of

    2019-7-17 · The use of acidiphilic chemolithotrophic iron- and sulfur-oxidizing microbes in processes to recover metals from certain types of copper uranium and gold-bearing minerals or mineral concentrates is now well established. During these processes insoluble metal sulfides are oxidized to soluble metal sulfates. Mineral decomposition is believed to be mostly due to chemical attack by ferric iron

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  • Essential Uses Of Microorganisms Biology Essay

    2015-1-1 · Microbial mining is where acidophilic bacteria such as Thiobacillus ferroxidans are used to obtain copper from their ore. Acidic solution is showered over the copper ore to increase bacterial growth residing in the soil surrounding the ore.

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  • The Role of Microorganisms in Bioremediation- A Review

    Bioaugmentation is the process of adding engineered microbes in a system which act as abioremediators in order to quickly and totally eliminate complex pollutants. Moreover genetically modified microorganisms showing and proving that can increase the degradative efficiency of a wide range of environmental pollutant.

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  • An Overview Application of Microorganisms in Bio

    2021-2-17 · decomposition of microorganisms was being used in the past in leaching of copper without even knowing that this was a microorganism mediated process12 and was a pure empirical process then.13 Johnson reported that globally bio-mining accounts for production of 15 of copper

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  • Exploitation of Bacterial Activities in Mineral Industry

    Since the identification and characterization of iron and sulfur oxidizing bacteria in the 1940s a rapid progress is being made in minerals engineering based on biological activities. Microorganisms can play a beneficial role in all facets of minerals processing from mining to waste disposal and management. Some of the applications such as biologically assisted leaching of copper sulfide

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  • Characterization of copper stress response in Fusarium

    2021-1-23 · Characterization of copper stress response in Fusarium tricinctum M6 A metal-resistant microorganism isolated from an acid mine drainage-affected environment. José Oscar Bonilla Instituto de Química San Luis (INQUISAL) CONICET Chacabuco 917 5700 San Luis Argentina Facultad de Química Bioquímica y Farmacia Universidad Nacional de San

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  • Copper toxicity and uptake in microorganisms Journal of

    1990-10-1 · Copper exists in nature both in its elemental state and in various mineral compounds. When assessing the distribution of copper in the environment reservoirs resulting from man-made activity must be considered. Copper mining and smelting are important industries and bioleaching is used to remove copper from low-grade ores 85 .

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  • Copper toxicity and uptake in microorganisms Journal of

    1990-10-1 · Copper exists in nature both in its elemental state and in various mineral compounds. When assessing the distribution of copper in the environment reservoirs resulting from man-made activity must be considered. Copper mining and smelting are important industries and bioleaching is used to remove copper from low-grade ores 85 .

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  • Characterization of copper stress response in Fusarium

    2021-6-15 · In the same line of research Sun et al. (2015) used SEM-EDS in S. cerevisiae exposed to copper and demonstrated an important relation between Cu Na and Cu K suggesting that copper adsorption can be related to the K release from the cell surface. These authors also related the N peak appearance with the complex formation between Cu(II) and nitrogenous compounds of the culture

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  • An Overview Application of Microorganisms in Bio

    2021-2-17 · decomposition of microorganisms was being used in the past in leaching of copper without even knowing that this was a microorganism mediated process12 and was a pure empirical process then.13 Johnson reported that globally bio-mining accounts for production of 15 of copper

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  • Heavy metals resistance by bacterial strains

    2019-7-9 · mining industry processes and agricultural practices. Consequently bacteria have evolved several types of mechanisms to defend against the high copper concentration and copper induced biotoxicity. Regarding the prevalence of copper resistance in bacteria Lin and Olson 8 isolated copper resistant bacteria from a copper

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  • The Role of Microorganisms in Bioremediation- A Review

    Bioaugmentation is the process of adding engineered microbes in a system which act as abioremediators in order to quickly and totally eliminate complex pollutants. Moreover genetically modified microorganisms showing and proving that can increase the degradative efficiency of a wide range of environmental pollutant.

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  • Biomining- Environment Friendly MiningBiotech Articles

    2010-6-10 · Biomining is a technique used to recover the various types of minerals from ore using microorganism. It method is cheap reliable efficient and also environmentally friendly method of mineral recovery. Using biotechnology efficiency of biomining can

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  • Copper toxicity and uptake in microorganisms Journal of

    1990-10-1 · Copper exists in nature both in its elemental state and in various mineral compounds. When assessing the distribution of copper in the environment reservoirs resulting from man-made activity must be considered. Copper mining and smelting are important industries and bioleaching is used to remove copper from low-grade ores 85 .

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  • The progress of biohydrometallurgy in China

    2018-5-3 · The microbial consortium was optimized used above technologies. The new optimized consortium was used for the bioleaching of low grade copper sulphide in some Copper Mines extraction was remarkably raised The progress of biohydrometallurgy in China 2 From the qualitative to quantitative analysis Optimization of microbial consortium

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  • Microbes and mineral recovery Bioleaching of copper

    2020-4-22 · energy consumption at the mining site is less. Bioleaching is used today in commercial operations to process ores of copper nickel cobalt zinc and uranium. The most important microorganism in the bioleaching process is Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

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  • Copper toxicity and uptake in microorganisms Journal of

    1990-10-1 · Copper exists in nature both in its elemental state and in various mineral compounds. When assessing the distribution of copper in the environment reservoirs resulting from man-made activity must be considered. Copper mining and smelting are important industries and bioleaching is used to remove copper from low-grade ores 85 .

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  • Rapid bacteria identification from environmental mining

    2016-11-25 · As extremophile microorganisms and well used to treat copper minerals for metal recovery the isolation of microorganism of this genus shows the microbial potential of the sampled region to bioremediation and bioprospecting of valuable metal.

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  • Copper mining bacteria Converting toxic copper ions into

    2021-4-1 · This microbial conversion is carried out naturally under aerobic conditions eliminating toxic solvents. One of the most advanced commercially available transmission electron microscopy systems on

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  • Complete nitrification by a single microorganism Nature

    2015-11-26 · Even though the existence of a single microorganism capable of oxidizing ammonium (EUB338mix blue) and specific for Nitrospira (Ntspa712 green resulting in cyan) and Database mining.

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  • Microbes and mineral recovery Bioleaching of copper

    2020-4-22 · energy consumption at the mining site is less. Bioleaching is used today in commercial operations to process ores of copper nickel cobalt zinc and uranium. The most important microorganism in the bioleaching process is Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

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  • Microbial copper resistance importance in

    2016-10-28 · However the reported procedures are difficult to reproduce very laborious and have very low efficiencies. Recently a versatile and efficient markerless gene knockout system for A. thiooxidans was reported and used to characterize a copper tolerance related multicopper oxidase (MCO) gene in this microorganism (Wen et al. 2014).

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