Monday, November 21, 2016

BacterioFiles 277 - Sailor Cells Store Selenium

Magnetotactic bacteria with 
magnetosome chains visible
From: Edouard Alphandéry
Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol.
DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2014.00005
This episode: Bacteria with their own magnetic compass can also clean up and recover toxic but valuable elements!
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Show notes:
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Journal Paper:
Tanaka M, Knowles W, Brown R, Hondow N, Arakaki A, Baldwin S, Staniland S, Matsunaga T. 2016. Biomagnetic Recovery and Bioaccumulation of Selenium Granules in Magnetotactic Bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 82:3886–3891.

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