Biogenic manganese oxides: Properties and mechanisms of formation

@article{Tebo2004BiogenicMO,
  title={Biogenic manganese oxides: Properties and mechanisms of formation},
  author={Bradley M. Tebo and John R. Bargar and Brian G. Clement and Gregory J. Dick and Karen J. Murray and Dorothy L. Parker and Rebecca Verity and Samuel M. Webb},
  journal={Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={287-328}
}
▪ Abstract Manganese(IV) oxides produced through microbial activity, i.e., biogenic Mn oxides or Mn biooxides, are believed to be the most abundant and highly reactive Mn oxide phases in the environment. They mediate redox reactions with organic and inorganic compounds and sequester a variety of metals. The major pathway for bacterial Mn(II) oxidation is enzymatic, and although bacteria that oxidize Mn(II) are phylogenetically diverse, they require a multicopper oxidase-like enzyme to oxidize… 

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