Application of Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria Activating Phosphate Materials in Solidification of Soil Heavy Metal

  • Yibin Li
  • Mingjiang Zhang
  • Xingyu liu
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Energy book series (SPE)


Removal of heavy metals by phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) activating phosphate materials in simulated heavy metal liquid environment was studied. Calcium phosphate was a kind of functional carrier material under action of PSB, accelerating the reaction to form phosphate precipitation of heavy metal. The results indicated that the removal of heavy metals with activated phosphate materials by PSB occurred within 15 days, and achieved high removal rates of Pb2+, Cu2+, Zn2+ and Cd2+ comparing with the phosphate materials inactivated. Therefore the activated phosphate materials by PSB could be a functional material for efficiently removing heavy metal from contaminated soil.


Heavy metals Immobilization Phosphate-solubilizing bacteria Phosphate materials 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under grant numbers U1402234, 41573074, 50904011, and 31300025; the nation high-level youth talents special support plan; the Guangxi scientific research and technology development plan under grants GuikeAB16380287 and Guikegong14124004-3-1; the public welfare fund of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of People’s Republic of China under grant number 201509049; and Program of International S & T Cooperation S2016G2135.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Engineering Laboratory of BiohydrometallurgyGeneral Research Institute for Nonferrous MetalsBeijingChina

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