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Flocking asbestos waste, an iron and magnesium source for Pseudomonas.
Iron and magnesium are essential nutrients for most microorganisms. In the environment, the availability of iron is low relative to that of magnesium. Microorganisms have developed various ironExpand
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Iron removal from raw asbestos by siderophores-producing Pseudomonas.
Asbestos, mineral present in soil, are highly toxic due to the presence of iron. Microbes-mineral interactions occur naturally through various processes leading to their alteration. We examined theExpand
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Efficiency of pyoverdines in iron removal from flocking asbestos waste: An innovative bacterial bioremediation strategy.
The use of asbestos-containing products has been banned in many countries since the beginning of the 80's due to its carcinogenic properties. However, asbestos is widely present in private and publicExpand
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A Review Of The Bioenergy Potential Of Residual Materials In Quebec
In Quebec more than 48% of residual materials produced in 2006 throughout all societal activities have been disposed of finally in landfills. Despite of the government policies on 3Rs (Reduction,Expand
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Biodeterioration of asbestos cement by siderophore-producing Pseudomonas.
Since the ban on the use of asbestos due to its carcinogenic properties, the removal of asbestos cement, representing the major asbestos-containing waste, has proven to be a challenge in mostExpand
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THERMODYNAMICS AND ADSORPTION STUDIES OF CORROSION INHIBITION OF MILD STEEL BY GROUNDNUT SHELL EXTRACT IN ACID MEDIUM
The toxic effects of synthetic corrosion inhibitors have led to the search for naturally occurring substances which are not only readily available but are also environmentally friendly. Therefore,Expand
A Review of Asbestos Bioweathering by Siderophore-Producing Pseudomonas: A Potential Strategy of Bioremediation
Asbestos, silicate minerals present in soil and used for building constructions for many years, are highly toxic due primarily to the presence of high concentrations of the transition metal iron.Expand