DONNELLAN, N, ROLLAN, A, MCHALE, L and MCHALE, AP (1995) THE EFFECT OF ELECTRIC-FIELD STIMULATION ON THE BIOSORPTION OF URANIUM BY NONLIVING BIOMASS DERIVED FROM KLUYVEROMYCES-MARXIANUS IMB3. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 17 (4). pp. 439-442. [Journal article]
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Non-living biomass from the thermotolerant, ethanol-producing yeast strain Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3 is capable of uranium biosorption. The biomass has an observed biosorption capacity of 115mg uranium/g dry weight of biomass with a calculated value of 127mg uranium/g dry weight. Following exposure of the biomass to electric fields of 2,500 V/cm for 20msec. the maximum biosorption capacity (observed or calculated) for uranium did not differ significantly for the untreated biomass. However, at lower residual concentrations of uranium ( <10mg/L) the capacity of the treated biomass for uranium was significantly increased above values obtained with untreated material.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
|Deposited By:||Professor Anthony McHale|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2012 16:09|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2012 11:55|
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