Genetics of metal resistance in acidophilic prokaryotes of acidic mine environments.

Abstract

Acidophilic bacteria inhabiting acidic mine regions cause natural leaching of sulphidic ores. They are now exploited in industrial operations for leaching of metals and beneficiation of low-grade and recalcitrant ores. Recent trends emphasize application of thermoacidophiles and genetic engineering of ore-leaching bacteria for greater success in this area… (More)

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@article{Banerjee2004GeneticsOM, title={Genetics of metal resistance in acidophilic prokaryotes of acidic mine environments.}, author={Poorna Banerjee}, journal={Indian journal of experimental biology}, year={2004}, volume={42 1}, pages={9-25} }