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Aguirre P, Guerrero K, Sánchez Rodríguez A, Gentina J, Schippers A. Making sticky cells: effect of galactose and ferrous iron on the attachment of Leptospirillum ferrooxidans to mineral surfaces. Res Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..The EPS induced by galactose seemed to be "stickier" than the one induced by ferrous iron. Based on the results of this study it is proposed that galactose might enhance biooxidation processes which needs to be tested in future studies. ..
Korehi H, BlÃ¶the M, Schippers A. Microbial diversity at the moderate acidic stage in three different sulfidic mine tailings dumps generating acid mine drainage. Res Microbiol. 2014;165:713-8 pubmed publisher
..Acidobacteria, Actinobacteria, Bacteroidetes, and Nitrospira occurred less frequently. The found microbial communities were completely different to microbial communities in tailings at <pH 3 described in the literature. ..