Sajjad W, Zheng G, Zhang G, Ma X, Xu W, Khan S. Bioleaching of copper- and zinc-bearing ore using consortia of indigenous iron-oxidizing bacteria. Extremophiles. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..The use of indigenous bacterial consortia is more efficient compared to pure inoculum. This study provided the basic essential conditions for further upscaling bioleaching application for metal extraction. ..