Bioprecipitation of uranium from 2 mM uranyl carbonate solution

Time (h)Mean uranium loss (% of input)a using:
Abiotic control treated in solution:Biotic controlTest sample
Without β-GPWith β-GPBSAR-1KN20E. coli BL21 + pET29bEK4BSAR-1KN20E. coli BL21 + pET29bEK4
  • a The values are averages of three replicates wherein variation was less than 15%. Abiotic control, no added cells; biotic control, heat-treated cells; test sample, live cells.