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Microbial iron respiration: impacts on corrosion processes

Lee, A. K. and Newman, D. K. (2003) Microbial iron respiration: impacts on corrosion processes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 62 (2-3). pp. 134-139. ISSN 0175-7598. doi:10.1007/s00253-003-1314-7.

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In this review, we focus on how biofilms comprising iron-respiring bacteria influence steel corrosion. Specifically, we discuss how biofilm growth can affect the chemistry of the environment around the steel at different stages of biofilm development, under static or dynamic fluid regimes. We suggest that a mechanistic understanding of the role of biofilm metabolic activity may facilitate corrosion control.

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Additional Information:© 2003 Springer-Verlag. Received: 26 July 2002; Revised: 7 March 2003; Accepted: 11 March 2003; Published online: 7 May 2003. We thank members of the Newman Laboratory for helpful discussions. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under a grant awarded in 2001 to A.K.L. This work was supported by grants from the Office of Naval Research and the Luce Foundation to D.K.N.
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