Help! Purification of Silicon by Microbial enzymes

Achim Recktenwald, PhD achim at ibex.ca
Mon Jan 27 12:51:40 EST 1997


Md. Masum Karim wrote:
> 
> I am forwarding this message on behalf of Dr. Mahboob Hossain,
> Please reply him directly at:
> 
> mahboob at triton.kaifnet.com
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> ********   Fwd msg  ********
> 
> "I would remain indeed grateful if anybody kindly give information (such
> as
> methodology or principle or relevant matter) about the purification of
> Silicon by Microbial enzymes"
> 
> Thanking you in advance.
> 
> Very truly yours,
> 
> Mahboob Hossain
> E-mail: mahboob at triton.kaifnet.com>
> Fax: 88-02-860358
> 
> FOR
> Professor Mahbubur Rahman
> Professor of Microbiology
> Department of Botany
> University of Dhaka
> Bangladesh
> ********   End of fwd msg ******


What does he mean by 'purification of silicon'?  I know of no enzyme
having silicon as substrate or product.

Achim



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