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Development of bioleaching: proteomics and genomics approach in metals extraction process

1 Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
2 HiGarden Inc. Markham, Ontario, Canada

Topical Section: Development of Bioleaching

Microbes are key components of the structure and function of bioleaching process. Increasing consciousness of the role of microbes has led to a quick growth of descriptive and investigational studies of their abundance and activities. However, the detail information of complex functional molecules contain in promising microbes which are very important for understanding microbial processes in bioleaching, are lacking. Therefore, molecular functions of microbes in the bioleaching process are very essential to understand about the microbial activities, especially in the process of the extraction of metals in mineral industries. In this review, the current state of proteomics and genomics of bioleaching in metals extraction processes and the major developments of these analytical methods at industrial scales are highlighted.
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Keywords bioleaching; biomineralization, microbes; proteomics; genomics

Citation: M. Azizur Rahman. Development of bioleaching: proteomics and genomics approach in metals extraction process. AIMS Microbiology, 2016, 2(3): 332-339. doi: 10.3934/microbiol.2016.3.332

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