Metal-accumulating bacteria

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Tue Feb 13 13:22:17 EST 1996


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> I am looking for published papers on bacterial hyperaccumulators of 
toxic
> metals, and researchers working in that area.  I'm especially 
interested
> in ways to detect and select individual cells (e.g., with flow 
cytometry)
> in a live culture that have accumulated particular metals.  Will be 
happy
> to exchange data & results--
Hi,
Right off the top of my head and without my Journals to hand I seem to 
remeber that the refs I have half-scanned on this topic concentrate on 
the properties of the capsular, extracellular gum material of the bugs, 
about the last thing you want in a flow-cytometry outfit.
Peter Harris,
AKA P.J.Harris at reading.ac.uk




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