Microbial Transformations of Mercury: Potentials, Challenges, and Achievements in Controlling Mercury Toxicity in the Environment


Tamar Barkay*, Corresponding Author Contact Information, E-mail The Corresponding Author and Irene Wagner-Döbler

*Department of Biochemistry and MicrobiologyCook College, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
National Research Institute for Biotechnology38124 Braunschweig, Germany

Available online 5 July 2005.


Further Reading

T. Barkay, R. Turner, A. VandenBrook and C. Liebert, The relationships of Hg(II) volatilization from a freshwater pond to abundance of mer genes in the gene pool of the indigenous microbial community, Microb. Ecol. 21 (1991), pp. 151–161.