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Program Publications: Michigan State University: Novel Mechanism of Uranium Reduction Via Microbial Nanowires

Superfund Research Program

Novel Mechanism of Uranium Reduction Via Microbial Nanowires

Project Leader: Gemma Reguera
Grant Number: R01ES017052
Funding Period: 2009-2011

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  • Awate BP, Worden RM, Reguera G. 2023. Electrochemical characterization of the periplasmic PpcA c-cytochrome of geobacter sulfurreducens reveals its affinity for uranium. ChemElectoChem 10(9):e202200916. doi:10.1002/celc.202200916



  • Cosert KM, Steidl RJ, Castro-Forero A, Worden RM, Reguera G. 2017. Electronic characterization of Geobacter sulfurreducens pilins in self-assembled monolayers unmasks tunnelling and hopping conduction pathways. Phys Chem Chem Phys 19(18):11163-11172. doi:10.1039/c7cp00885f PMID:28402361





  • Borole AP, Reguera G, Ringeisen B, Wang Z, Feng Y, Kim B. 2011. Electroactive biofilms: current status and future research needs. Energy & Environmental Science 4:4813-4834. doi:10.1039/C1EE02511B
  • Cologgi DL, Lampa-Pastirk S, Speers AM, Kelly SD, Reguera G. 2011. Extracellular reduction of uranium via Geobacter conductive pili as a protective cellular mechanism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15248-15252. doi:10.1073/pnas.1108616108 PMID:21896750 PMCID:PMC3174638
  • Veazay JP, Reguera G, Tessmer SH. 2011. Electronic properties of conductive pili of the metal-reducing bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens probed by scanning tunneling microscopy. Physical Review E 84:060901. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.84.060901 PMID:22304032
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