<chemistry> The removal of metal ions or organic compounds from solution by microorganisms.

The goal of biosorption may be the removal of heavy metals from industrial waste water, the purification of precious metals such as gold or silver, or the removal of pollutants from soil.

(21 Mar 1998)

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