Bioextraction and Biodeterioration of Metals by Christine C. GaylardeBioextraction and Biodeterioration of Metals by Christine C. Gaylarde

Bioextraction and Biodeterioration of Metals

EditorChristine C. Gaylarde, Hector A. VidelaForeword byDennis Allsopp

Paperback | November 5, 2009

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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.
Title:Bioextraction and Biodeterioration of MetalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:November 5, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052112235X

ISBN - 13:9780521122351


Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface C. Gaylarde and H. Videla; 1. Metal-microbe interactions T. Ford, J. Maki and R. Mitchell; 2. Bacterial leaching of refractory gold sulphide ores D. Morin; 3. Development of improved biomining bacteria D. E. Rawlings and D. R. Woods; 4. Electrochemical aspects of biologically induced corrosion H. A. Videla; 5. The effect of biofilms on marine corrosion S. C. Dexter; 6. The influence of marine macrofouling on corrosion R. G. J. Edyvean; 7. Chemical and physicochemical aspects of metal biofilms H. H. Paradies; 8. Monitoring techniques for biologically induced corrosion R. A. King; 9. Prospects for sensors of biologically induced corrosion C. A. C. Sequeira; 10. Design, selection and use of biocides C. C. Gaylarde.

Editorial Reviews

"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