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Copper Mining Process By Acidithiobacillus Ferroxidans

The use of microorganisms in mining processes is a technology widely employed around the world Leaching bacteria are characterized by having resistance mechanisms for several metals found in their acidic environments some of which have been partially described in the Acidithiobacillus genus (mainly on ferrooxidans species) However the response to copper has not been studied in the

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