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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. 



A molecular approach to the characterization of the eukaryotic communities of an extreme acidic environment: methods for DNA extraction and denaturating gradient gel electrophoresis analysis
Aguilera, A., Gómez, F., Lospitao, E., Amils, R.
Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2006, vol. 29, no7, pp. 593-605
Isolation and study of acidophilic microorganisms
González-Toril, E., Gómez, F., Malki, M., Amils, R.
En “Methods in Microbiology”, F. Rainey and A. Oren (eds.), Elsevier, Oxford, Vol. 35, pp. 463-502., 2006
Nickel localization on tisúes of hyperaccumulator species of Phyllanthus L. (Euphorbiaceae) from ultramafic areas of Cuba
Berazaín, R., de la Fuente, V., Sánchez-Mata, D., Rufo, L, Rodríguez, N., Amils, R.
Biological Trace Element Research, in press, 2006.
Heavy metal content in Erica andevalensis, an endemic plant from the extreme acidic environment of Tinto River, and its soils
Rodríguez, N., Amils, R., Jiménez-Ballesta, R., Rufo, L., de la Fuente, V.
Arid Land Research and Management
Cloning and characterization of the chromosomal arsenic resistance genes from Acidithiobacillus caldus and enhanced arsenic resistance on conjugal transfer of ars genes located on transposon TnAtcArs
Kotze, A.A., Tuffin, I.M., Deane, S.M. and Rawlings, D.E.
Microbiology(2006) 152, 3551-3560, 2006
CLSM with solid wastes from processing of metal bearing resources
S. Bouzalakos, A.W.L. Dudeney and C.R. Cheeseman
Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mineral Resources Management and Environmental Geotechnology (AMIREG)., pp.293-298
Crete, Geece, 25-27 September 2006
Environmental bioprocess engineering for recovery and control of metals
Puhakka, J.
Key note speaker
Seminar, Trends in Environmental Biotechnology, Removal and recovery of metals,
Wageningen, The Netherlands, June 15, 2006.
Sulfur oxidation in thermoacidophilic prokaryotes
Norris, P.R.and Bathe, S.
International Symposium on Microbial Sulfur Metabolism, June 29 – July 02, 2006, Muenster, Germany
Mechanisms and biochemical fundamentals of bacterial metal sulfide oxidation
Rohwerder & Sand
In Donati & Sand (eds.) Microbial processing of metal sulfides, chapter 2, Springer, pp. 35-58. 2007
Differential expression of two bc1 complexes in the strict acidophilic chemolithoautotrophic bacterium Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans suggests a model for their respective roles in iron or sulfur oxidation
Patrice Bruscella, Corinne Appia-Ayme, Gloria Levicán, Jeanine Ratouchniak, Eugenia Jedlicki, David S. Holmes and Violaine Bonnefoy
Microbiology 153 (2007), 102-110
Genetic and bioinformatic insights into iron and sulfur oxidation mechanisms of bioleaching organisms
Holmes, D.S. and V. Bonnefoy
In: Biomining. D. E. Rawlings and D. B. Johnson (Eds.). p. 281-307. December 2006
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York.
Workshop on CleanProduction and Nano Technologies
Seoul, Korea, October 25-27, 2006
  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 & E. Forssberg
  Biosorption- Principles and Applications for metal immobilization from waste water streams
Tsezos M., Remoundaki E., and Hatzikioseyian A.
Biohydrometallurgy and the environment: intimate and important associations
Johnson, D. B.
Hydrometallurgy 83:153-166 , 2006
Application of population balance modelling in continuous tank bioleaching
Kotsopoulis, A., Hansford G.S. and Rawatlal R.
South African Chemical Engineering Conference, S.A.I.Ch.E. Durban, September 2006

International Mineral Processing Congress - XXIII. IMPC
3– 8 September 2006, Istanbul, Turkey

  Characterization of by-products for use as neutralizing agent in bioleaching
M.L. Cunha, Å. Sandström
  A review of European metal deposits for the development of biohydrometallurgy
Lips A.
Desulfotomaculum thermosubterraneum sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducer isolated from an underground mine located in a geothermally active area
Anna H. Kaksonen, Stefan Spring, Peter Schumann, Reiner M. Kroppenstedt and Jaakko A. Puhakka
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56 (2006), 2603-2608
A review of European metal deposits for the development of Biohydrometallurgy in Europe
Lips ALW, and the BioMinE Consortium
Conference Proceedings the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits, IAGOD 2006 Conference - Understanding the Genesis of Ore Deposits to meet the Demands of the 21st Century - Moscow, Russia, 2006 August 21-25.
(PDF file - 334 KB)
Importance of the iron cycle in biohydrometallurgy
M. Malki, E. González-Toril, J.L. Sanz, F. Gómez, N. Rodríguez, R. Amils; Hydrometallurgy
83 (2006) 223-228, May 2006
European metal deposits in the BioMinE project - wealth creation through the development of biohydrometallurgy
Lips ALW, and the BioMinE Consortium
Conference Proceedings Society of Economic Geologists 2006 Conference, May 14-16 Keystone, Colorado, USA - Wealth Creation in the Minerals Industry abstracts, pp. 160-164.
(Abstract - PDF file)
See also : Poster presentation (PDF file)
Novel Thermophilic Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria from a Geothermally Active Underground Mine in Japan
Kaksonen, Plumb, Robertson, Spring, Schumann, Franzmann, Puhakka
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, May 2006, p. 3759–3762
Neutralisering med Restprodukter vid Biolakning
Ltu thesis ML Widenroth
2006:079 CIV - ISSN: 1402-1617 - ISRN: LTU-EX--06/079--SE (in Swedish)

Biotechnologie W Zastosowaniu Do Europejskich Zasobow Surowcow Metalosnych
Instytut Metali Niezelaznych W 6 Programmie Ramowym UE. - Projekt BioMinE
A.Chmielarz, K.Wesolowska,
Rudy i Metale Nieżelazne, R.51/2006 nr 3, p163-164, 2006 (in Polish)

Resistance Determinants of a Highly Arsenic-Resistant Strain of Leptospirillum ferriphilum Isolated from a Commercial Biooxidation Tank
I.M. Tuffin, S.B. Hector, S. M. Deane, D.E. Rawlings
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Mar. 2006, p. 2247–2253 Vol. 72, No. 3

BioMine Integrated Project for the Development of Biotechnology for Metal-Bearing Materials
D. Morin, A. Lips, A. Pinches, J. Huisman, C. Frias, A. Norberg, E. Forssberg
Europe Hydrometallurgy 83 (2006) 69-76
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