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Geobiotechnology I

Metal-related Issues

  • Axel Schippers
  • Franz Glombitza
  • Wolfgang Sand
  • Covers trends in modern biotechnology

  • All aspects of this interdisciplinary technology, where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science, are treated

  • More information as well as the electronic version available at


Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 141)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Axel Schippers, Sabrina Hedrich, Jürgen Vasters, Malte Drobe, Wolfgang Sand, Sabine Willscher
    Pages 1-47
  3. Robert Klein, Judith S. Tischler, Martin Mühling, Michael Schlömann
    Pages 109-172
  4. Marios Tsezos
    Pages 173-209
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 237-241

About this book


Axel Schippers, Sabrina Hedrich, Jürgen Vasters, Malte Drobe, Wolfgang Sand and Sabine Willscher
Biomining: Metal Recovery from Ores with Microorganisms

Franz Glombitza and Susan Reichel
Metal-Containing Residues from Industry and in the Environment: Geobiotechnological Urban Mining

Robert Klein, Judith S. Tischler, Martin Mühling and Michael Schlömann
Bioremediation of Mine Water

Marios Tsezos
Biosorption: A Mechanistic Approach

René Phieler, Annekatrin Voit and Erika Kothe
Microbially Supported Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils: Strategies and Applications


Biomining Bioremediation Biotechnological Mining Coal Desulfurization Contaminated Soils Deep-Subsurface Microbiology Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery Mining Legal Principles Phytoremediation Urban Mining

Editors and affiliations

  • Axel Schippers
    • 1
  • Franz Glombitza
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Sand
    • 3
  1. 1.BGR - Fachbereich Geochemie d. RohstoffeHannoverGermany
  2. 2.G.E.O.S. Ingenieursgesellschaft mbHHalsbrückeGermany
  3. 3.Universitätsstr.Universität Duisburg-Essen Fakultät für Chemie - Biofilm Centre45141Germany

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