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Assessment on bacteria in the heavy metal bioremediation

Osman, Mohamad Romizan and Azid, Azman and Yunus, Kamaruzzaman and Mustafa, Ahmad Dasuki and Amran, Mohammad Azizi and Azaman, Fazureen and Suhaili, Zarizal and Abu Bakar, Yahya and Mohamed Zainuddin, Syahrir Farihan (2015) Assessment on bacteria in the heavy metal bioremediation. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences (MJAS), 19 (6). pp. 1405-1414. ISSN 1394-2506

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The aim of this study was to identify and verify the potential bacteria as the bioremediation agent. It involved bacteria isolation, identification through Gram staining, analytical profile index (API) test and determine bioremediation activities by using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS). The soil and water sample were collected from downstream of Galing River, Kuantan Malaysia. Based on phenotypic identification and iochemical analysis, the bacteria present at the vicinity area are possibility of Myroides spp. and Micrococcus spp. These bacteria were proven as bioremediation agent based on the ICPMS result. The result 1 ppm of Zink (Zn), Lead (Pb), Arsenic (As), Selenium (Se), Cadmium (Cd), Manganese (Mn), and Indium (In) dwindled after the bacteria inoculated and incubated for seven days in mixture of base salt media (BSM) with the heavy metal elements. Therefore, this proves that the bacteria which are present at downstream of Galing River, Kuantan Malaysia are significant to help us in the bioremediation activity to decrease the heavy metal pollution in the environment.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5410/46334
Uncontrolled Keywords: bioremediation, heavy metal, bacteria, analytical profile index, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Professor Dr. Kamaruzzaman Yunus
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2015 14:49
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 16:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/46334

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