Subsurface Endospore-Forming Bacteria Possess Bio-Sealant Properties

  title={Subsurface Endospore-Forming Bacteria Possess Bio-Sealant Properties},
  author={Sreenivasulu Basha and Lakshman Kumar Lingamgunta and Jayakumar Kannali and Swarna Kumari Gajula and Ramesh Bandikari and Sreenivasulu Dasari and Veena Dalavai and Paramageetham Chinthala and Prasada babu Gundala and Peera Kutagolla and V. Balaji},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  • Sreenivasulu Basha, Lakshman Kumar Lingamgunta, +8 authors V. Balaji
  • Published 2018
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Scientific Reports
  • Concrete is a strong and fairly inexpensive building substance, but has several disadvantages like cracking that allows corrosion, thus reducing its lifespan. To mitigate these complications, long-lasting microbial self-healing cement is an alternative that is eco-friendly and also actively repairs cracks. The present paper describes the detailed experimental investigation on compressive strength of cement mortars, mixed with six alkaliphilic bacteria, isolated from subsurface mica mines of… CONTINUE READING
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