Bacterial and fungal diversity in the lorandite (TlAsS2) mine "Allchar" in the Republic of North Macedonia.
- BiologyFEMS microbiology ecology
This study is the first to identify specific As- and Tl-tolerant fungal and bacterial and bacterial genera from Allchar mine, suggesting bioremediation and industrial potential.
Remedial Approaches against Arsenic Pollution
- Environmental ScienceArsenic [Working Title]
The study is devoted to a very urgent and acute problem for Georgia – remediation/restoration of the arsenic (As) mining and storage sites. The approach of a given work is based on using capabilities…
Recent Advances in Arsenic Research: Significance of Differential Susceptibility and Sustainable Strategies for Mitigation
- MedicineFrontiers in Public Health
This comprehensive review of arsenic research has identified major population-based studies of the last 20 years indicating possible causes of differential susceptibility emphasizing arsenic methylation capacity, variation in host genome, and individual epigenetic pattern.
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Comment on “A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus”
Although their data show that GFAJ-1 is an extraordinary extremophile, consideration of arsenate redox chemistry undermines the suggestion that arsenate can replace the physiologic functions of phosphate.
A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus
A bacterium is described, isolated from Mono Lake, California, that is able to substitute arsenic for phosphorus to sustain its growth and exchange of one of the major bio-elements may have profound evolutionary and geochemical importance.
GFAJ-1 Is an Arsenate-Resistant, Phosphate-Dependent Organism
It is shown that GFAJ-1 is able to grow at low phosphate concentrations, even in the presence of high concentrations of arsenate, but lacks the ability to grow in phosphorus-depleted medium, while efficiently scavenging phosphate.