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Bioextraction and Biodeterioration of Metals : Biology of World Resources Series - Christine C. Gaylarde

Bioextraction and Biodeterioration of Metals

Biology of World Resources Series

By: Christine C. Gaylarde (Editor), Hector A. Videla (Editor), Dennis Allsopp (Foreword by)

Hardcover Published: 26th May 1995
ISBN: 9780521417570
Number Of Pages: 392

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This book presents a collection of the most up-to-date research of the most important topics in metal corrosion caused by microorganisms and the use of microorganisms in the extraction of metals from their ores. These two areas of biotechnology have great economic impact and have undergone intense research activity in recent years. The book is aimed at research workers in biotechnology, microbiology, metallurgy and engineering.

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"Overall, I recommend this book to microbiologists who are interested in knowing more about the physical and chemical aspects of metal bioextraction and biocorrosion." L.G. Leduc, CSM Newsletter

Foreword
Preface
Metal-microbe interactions
Bacterial leaching of refractory gold sulphide ores
Development of improved biomining bacteria
Electrochemical aspects of biologically induced corrosion
The effect of biofilms on marine corrosion
The influence of marine macrofouling on corrosion
Chemical and physicochemical aspects of metal biofilms
Monitoring techniques for biologically induced corrosion
Prospects for sensors of biologically induced corrosion
Design, selection and use of biocides
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ISBN: 9780521417570
ISBN-10: 0521417570
Series: Biology of World Resources Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 26th May 1995
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.72

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