Bakhshi M1, Hosseini MR2.
Enzyme Microb Technol. 2016 Dec;95:209-216. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2016.08.011. Epub 2016 Aug 28.Mining and hydrometallurgical industries produce large amounts of hazardous metal sulfate solutions as a by-product which can be recycled and exploited to produce valuable and advanced materials. Here, for the first time, extracellular polymeric substances of Bacillus licheniformis were applied as biosurfactants to synthesize quantum dots of cadmium sulfide from pure artificial and impure industrial cadmium sulfate solutions. Read More