“How bacteria make gold” – an article in the German Newspaper Handelsblatt
Thanks to Dietrich Nies, from the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) a very successful cooperation is ongoing and bearing fruit.
Read the article in the German newspaper Focus
Decade long close collaboration of MHM-Group with Prof DH Nies’ group at the University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany is bearing important fruit.
After years of careful planning and experimentation three ground-breaking papers now reveal the biochemistry of how the aurophilic (i.e., gold-loving) bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans detected to date on natural gold particles from sites on four continents, deals with gold toxicity and produces gold nanoparticles, the building blocks of secondary gold, in the processes.
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