Title

Magnetite Magnetosome Biomineralization in Magnetospirillum magneticum Strain AMB-1: A Time Course Study

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-22-2019

Publication Title

Chemical Geology

Volume

530

Issue

30

First page number:

1

Last page number:

12

Abstract

Magnetotactic bacteria are a highly studied group of diverse prokaryotes that biomineralize chains of magnetosomes, single domain, single crystal magnetic nanoparticles of magnetite or greigite, enclosed by a lipid bilayer membrane whose synthesis is under strict genetic control.

Keywords

Magnetotactic bacteria; Magnetospirillum magneticum strain AMB-1; Biomineralization; Time course; Transmission electron microscopy; Synchrotron spectro-microscopy; STXMX-ray absorption; X-ray magnetic circular dichroism

Disciplines

Biogeochemistry

Language

English

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