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BioMinE Publications

This page provides an overview of publications from members of the BioMinE consortium. The presented work has been carried out in the framework of BioMinE. 



Tat-dependent processing and translocation in Escherichia coli of the HiPIP from the acidophilic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans
Bruscella, P., Cassagnaud, L., Ratouchniak, J., Brasseur, G., Lojou, E., Amils, R., Bonnefoy, V.
Microbiology, 151: 1421-1431.

Diversity and ecological relationships of the fungal populations of an acidic river of Southwestern Spain: the Tinto River
López-Archilla, A.I., González, A.E., Terrón, M.C., Amils, R.
Canadian J. Microbiol., 50: 923-934

Identification of Fe(II)-induced genes in Sulfobacillus acidophilus
Bathe S., Norris P.R.
International Symposium of Extremophiles and their Applications, Nov 29 – Dec 02, 2005, Tokyo, Japan
Ecotoxicity: An important (new) Parameter for Sustainability in Metallurgy
Riesen, S., Huisman, J.L., Schouten, G.,
Proceedings of EMC2005, September 18-21 2005, Dresden, Vol. 3 Environmental Issues, pp. 1165-
Identification of iron- and sulfur-induced genes in Sulfobacillus acidophilus
Stephan Bathe and Paul R. Norris
29 Nov. - 02 Dec. 2005

Bioleaching of Sulfidic Tailing Samples with a Novel, Vacuum-Positive Pressure Driven Bioreactor
O.I. Rzhepishevska, E.B. Lindström, O.H. Tuovinen, M. Dopson
Biotechnology and Bioengineering - December 5, Vol. 92, No. 5, pp. 559-567

Isolation, Sequence Analysis, and Comparison of Two Plasmids (28 and 29 Kilobases) from the Biomining Bacterium Leptospirillum ferrooxidans ATCC 49879
N.J. Coram, L.J. van Zyl, and D.E. Rawlings
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Nov. 2005, Vol. 71, No. 11, pp. 7515-7522
Proceedings of the 16th International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium IBS
25-29 September 2005 - Cape Town, South Africa
(Editors: S.T.L. Harrison, D.E. Rawlings and J. Petersen)
ISBN: 1-920051-17-1. (excepted papers available via
Travels through bioleaching
G.Hansford (2005) 
p xxvii-xxxii
(PDF file - 699 KB)

BioMine Integrated Project for the Development ofBiotechnology for Metal-Bearing Materials in Europe
D. Morin, A. Lips, A. Pinches, J. Huisman, C. Frias, A. Norberg, E. Forssberg. - pp. xxxiii-xl
(PDF file - 231 KB)

BioMinE - Integrated project for the development of biotechnology for metal-bearing materials in Europe.
D. Morin, A. Lips, T. Pinches, J. Huisman, C. Frias, A. Norberg and E. Forssberg (2006) 
Hydrometallurgy Volume 83, Pages 69-76
Ecotoxicity: an Important (New) Parameter for Sustainability in Metallurgy
S. Riesen, J.L. Huisman, G. Schouten - pp. 401-409
(PDF file - 333 KB)
Importance of the iron cycle in biohydrometallurgy
Malki, M., González-Toril, E., Sanz, J.L. Gómez, F., Rodríguez, N., Amils, R. .
pp. 737- 749
Phylogeny of prokaryotic microorganisms from the Tinto River
González-Toril, E., García-Moyano, A., Amils, R.
pp. 737-749.
Occurence of Plasmids in the Leptospirillli and a Comparison of Two Plasmids from the Biomining Bacterium, Leptospirillum ferrooxidoans ATTCC49879
N.J. Coram, L.J. van Zyl, D.E. Rawlings - pp. 797-804
(PDF file - 307 KB)
Adhesion to metal sulfide surfaces by cells of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans and Leptospirillum ferrooxidans
Harneit, A. Göksel, D. Kock, J.-H. Klock, S. Stein, T. Gehrke, W. Sand
Oral Presentation
(PDF file - 1 008 KB)
Characterization of novel iron-oxidizing bacteria
Karsten, K. Harneit, W. Sand, E. Stackebrandt, P. Schumann
(PDF file - 265 KB)
BioMinE - European project dedicated to the development of biotechnology for metal-bearing materials in Europe
D. Morin, A. Lips, A. Pinches, J. Huisman, C. Frias, A. Norberg, E. Forssberg.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Mining and the environment, metals and energy recovery
"Securing the Future"
Skellefteå, Sweden, June 27-30 2005
(PDF file- 102 KB)
- See also Slide show  in BioMinE Pressroom - Presentations
Characteristics and adaptability of iron- and sulfur-oxidizing microorganisms used for the recovery of metals form minerals and their concentrates
D.E. Rawlings
Microbial Cell Factories. May 2005, 4:13

(papers previous to BioMinE project)

Biofilm Reactors in Mining and Metallurgical Effluent Treatment: Biosorption, Bioprecipitation, Bioreduction Processes
Tsezos M., Hatzikioseyian A. & Remoundaki E.
In: Proceedings of European Commission - Canmet Joint Workshop on Clean Production Technologies, Madrid, Spain, 30th September - 2nd October 2004, pp.279-292
Advances in Mineral Resources Management and Environmental Geotechnology
The Contribution of Biotechnology in the Advancement of Mineral processing Technology
V. Angelatou
In Proceedings of AMIREG 2004. 1st International Conference. 7-9 June 2004, Chania, Crete, Greece
Eds. Z.Agioutantis, K.Komnitsas, pp.227-235
BioMinE – European project for the  promotion of biohydrometallurgy: efficient and environment friendly way of processing minerals
DHR Morin
Proceedings of the ASEM Conference on EU/Asia S&T Co-operation on Clean Technologies Hanoi, Vietnam, 3-6 November 2004 p.89-99
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