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Living Composites of Bacteria and Polymers as Biomimetic Films for Metal Sequestration and Bioremediation

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Knierim, Christian ; Enzeroth, Michaela ; Kaiser, Patrick ; Dams, Christian ; Nette, David ; Seubert, Andreas ; Klingl, Andreas ; Greenblatt, Charles L. ; Jérôme, Valérie ; Agarwal, Seema ; Freitag, Ruth ; Greiner, Andreas:
Living Composites of Bacteria and Polymers as Biomimetic Films for Metal Sequestration and Bioremediation.
In: Macromolecular Bioscience. Vol. 15 (2015) Issue 8 . - pp. 1052-1059.
ISSN 1616-5187
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201400538

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Project financing: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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Herein, we report on composite materials of biologically active microorganisms placed in a synthetic polymer matrix. These so-called "living composites" were utilized for gold sequestration (Micrococcus luteus) and bioremediation of nitrite (Nitrobacter winogradskyi) to demonstrate functionality. For the preparation of the living composites the bacteria were first encased in a water-soluble polymer fiber (poly(vinyl alcohol), PVA) followed by coating the fibers with a shell of hydrophobic poly(p-xylylene) (PPX) by chemical vapor deposition (CVD). The combination of bacteria with polymer materials assured the stability and biologically activity of the bacteria in an aqueous environment for several weeks.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Biomimetic Films, Living Composites, Bioremediation, Micrococcus luteus, Nitrobacter winogradskyi, poly(vinyl alcohol)(PVA), poly(p-xylylene)(PPX),
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Chemistry
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Chemistry > Chair Macromolecular Chemistry II
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Chemistry > Chair Macromolecular Chemistry II > Chair Macromolecular Chemistry II - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Greiner
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Chair Process Biotechnology
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Chair Process Biotechnology > Chair Process Biotechnology - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ruth Freitag
Faculties
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science
500 Science > 500 Natural sciences
500 Science > 540 Chemistry
600 Technology, medicine, applied sciences > 600 Technology
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 10:49
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2015 05:02
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/10271