Copper retention by a strain ofBacillus


A survey has been made of the copper accumulation by resting cells of bacteria selected as copper-resistant, isolated from activated sludges. The best selected strain, classified asBacillus, retained copper at up to 3.8% of its cell dry weight. These values were lower in the presence of glucose, unlike a type culture ofBacillus cereus, in which the retention of copper was higher when glucose was present. Possible reasons for these changes in uptake of both strains are suggested.

DOI: 10.1007/BF01569578

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@article{Solanellas2005CopperRB, title={Copper retention by a strain ofBacillus}, author={Francesca Solanellas and Albert Bordons}, journal={Journal of Industrial Microbiology}, year={2005}, volume={3}, pages={205-209} }