Role of extracellular reactive sulfur metabolites on microbial Se(0) dissolution

@article{Goff2019RoleOE,
  title={Role of extracellular reactive sulfur metabolites on microbial Se(0) dissolution},
  author={Jennifer L. Goff and L. Terry and Joyabrata Mal and Kathrin Schilling and Celine Pallud and Nathan W. Yee},
  journal={Geobiology},
  year={2019},
  volume={17},
  pages={320 - 329}
}
The dissolution of elemental selenium [Se(0)] during chemical weathering is an important step in the global selenium cycle. While microorganisms have been shown to play a key role in selenium dissolution in soils, the mechanisms of microbial selenium solubilization are poorly understood. In this study, we isolated a Bacillus species, designated as strain JG17, that exhibited the ability to dissolve Se(0) under oxic conditions and neutral pH. Growth of JG17 in a defined medium resulted in the… 

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