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Bacterial formation of extracellularU(VI) nanowires

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Abstract

Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 rapidly accumulates long, extracellular, U(VI) nanowires composed of polycrystalline chains of discrete meta-schoepite (UO3·2H2O) nanocrystallites. The production of uranium(VI) nanowires could provide a novel strategy for remediation of uranium contamination in sediments and aquifers, as well as the recovery of uranium in manufacturing processes.

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The article was received on 02 May 2011, accepted on 25 May 2011 and first published on 17 Jun 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12554K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 8076-8078
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    Bacterial formation of extracellularU(VI) nanowires

    S. Jiang, M. Kim, S. Kim, H. S. Jung, S. W. Lee, D. Y. Noh, M. J. Sadowsky and H. Hur, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8076
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12554K

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