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Metals: Microbial Processes Affecting Metals

  1. David E. Crowley1,
  2. Robert S. Dungan2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env225

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Crowley, D. E. and Dungan, R. S. 2003. Metals: Microbial Processes Affecting Metals. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Riverside, California

  2. 2

    USDA–ARS, Riverside, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Microbial Processes Affecting Metals

  • Microbial Solubilization of Metals

  • Microbial Redox Transformations of Metals

  • Heavy Metal Toxicities to Microorganisms

  • Heavy Metal–Resistance Mechanisms

Keywords:

  • biosorbents for metals;
  • bioleaching;
  • heavy metal toxicity;
  • metals;
  • metals in soils;
  • metals, microbial resistance to;
  • methylation of metals;
  • siderophores;
  • soils;
  • toxicity of metals to microorganisms