Bioremoval of Nickel Using Pseudomonas fluorescens
1PG Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The American College, Madurai, India
2PG and Research Department of Zoology, The American College, Madurai, India
American Journal of Microbiological Research, 2013 1 (3), pp 48-52
Received December 29, 2012; Revised May 08, 2013; Accepted May 10, 2013
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- Husain, R. S. Akram, A. J. Thatheyus, and D. Ramya. "Bioremoval of Nickel Using Pseudomonas fluorescens." American Journal of Microbiological Research 1.3 (2013): 48-52.
- Husain, R. S. A. , Thatheyus, A. J. , & Ramya, D. (2013). Bioremoval of Nickel Using Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Journal of Microbiological Research, 1(3), 48-52.
- Husain, R. S. Akram, A. J. Thatheyus, and D. Ramya. "Bioremoval of Nickel Using Pseudomonas fluorescens." American Journal of Microbiological Research 1, no. 3 (2013): 48-52.
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The bioremovel of nickel ions by Pseudomonas fluorescens was studied for the period of eight days by exposing to different concentrations of nickel (250, 500, 750 and 1000ppm). Experiments were designed to study the effect of dead cells and sugars on the biosorption of nickel ions. Atomic absorption spectrophotometric (AAS) analysis was carried out for the samples at an interval of two days. The highest nickel uptake was at 1000ppm concentration. Metal binding by bacteria has been shown to be profoundly influenced by the concentration of the metal.
nickel, Pseudomonas fluorescens, bioremediation, atomic absorption spectrophotometry
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