Fungal biotransformation of Mn by biological mechanisms effecting transformations between soluble and insoluble phases

Fungal biotransformation of Mn by biological mechanisms effecting transformations between soluble and insoluble phases

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The global consumption of manganese is rising due to its growing industrial requirement while the natural reserves of manganese are diminishing at an alarming rate. Consequently, recovery of manganese from metal containing wastes has become highly crucial. Bioleaching of metal from wastes using microbes provides an adequate advantage over the tradi...

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