Handbook of metal biotechnology: Applications for environmental conservation and sustainability

Michihiko Ike, Mitsuo Yamashita, Satoshi Soda

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Abstract

This book introduces various fields of metal biotechnology, emphasizing applications for the fields of environment conservation and resource recycling. The topics discussed include wastewater treatment and bioremediation technologies for hazardous metals making use of metal metabolism by microorganisms and other organisms; recovery and recycling of metals from drainage and waste sources; the biological synthesis and processing of new metallic materials and monitoring of metals for industrial uses; and bio-informatics in metal biotechnology. These topics are expected to be of great help for new developments in these new technologies.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherPan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.
Number of pages238
ISBN (Electronic)9789814267991
ISBN (Print)9789814267984
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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