Calcium carbonates: induced biomineralization with ...

ing the potential for carbonate precipitation on small spatial scales (Hammes and Verstraete, 2002). Through microbial production of CO2, precipitation of calcium carbonates is favored, especially in the presence of Ca2C. Thus, the pro-cess clearly may be defined as microbially induced biomin-eralization, in contrast to microbially controlled ...

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3-D micro-architecture and mechanical response of soil ...

Jan 23, 2018· Previous studies reported in the literature 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24 have utilized extensively whole vegetative cells of Sporosarcina ...

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Microbial-induced calcium carbonate precipitation: an ...

May 28, 2020· Concrete is the second most consumed product by humans, after water. However, the production of conventional concrete causes more than 5% of anthropogenic CO 2 emissions and therefore there is a need for emission-reduced construction materials. One method to produce a solid, concrete-like construction material is microbial-induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP).

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Studies on isolation and characterization of calcium ...

Calcium carbonate is a common substance found in rocks as the minerals calcite and aragonite and is the main component of pearls and shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in agricultural lime and is created when calcium ions in hard water react with carbonate …

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Microbiologically induced calcite precipitation - Wikipedia

Microbiologically induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) is a bio-geochemical process that induces calcium carbonate precipitation within the soil matrix. Biomineralization in the form of calcium carbonate precipitation can be traced back to the Precambrian period. Calcium carbonate can be precipitated in three polymorphic forms, which in the order of their usual stabilities are ...

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Microbial-induced carbonate precipitation applicability ...

Sep 01, 2020· If the strength and permeability of soil can be controlled through microbial induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) treatment, the technique can contribute towards stable gas production. Conventional mitigation practice relies on the injection of artificial substances such as cement and water glass, which are potentially damaging to the ...

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Wolkem is constantly creating changes in the Carbonate industry, through product and application leadership. After all Wolkem has been the 1 st company in India to produce Microbial Controlled GCC, Indian pharmacopoeia certified GCC and Wet Ground Calcium Carbonate.

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Microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation: a ...

May 11, 2019· 10%· Biodeposition of minerals is a widespread phenomenon in the biological world and is mediated by bacteria, fungi, protists, and plants. Calcium carbonate is one of those minerals that naturally precipitate as a by-product of microbial metabolic activities. Over recent years, microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) has been proposed as a potent …

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Frontiers | Biomineralization of calcium carbonates and ...

Microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICCP) is a naturally occurring biological process in which microbes produce inorganic materials as part of their basic metabolic activities. This technology has been widely explored and promising with potential in various technical applications. In the present review, the detailed mechanism of production of calcium carbonate biominerals by ...

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Experimental Optimization of Microbial-Induced Carbonate ...

Apr 04, 2013· Microbial-induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) holds the potential for increasing the shear stiffness and reducing the hydraulic conductivity by harnessing a natural microbiological process that precipitates calcium carbonate.

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29 Microbial calcium carbonate precipitation reviewed ...

29 Microbial calcium carbonate precipitation reviewed Control of groundwater from MECHANICAL HU 113 at Pharos University in Alexandria

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Application of microbially induced calcium carbonate ...

Jun 15, 2020· Microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) is a natural biological process accompanied by different microbial activities and chemical processes. During MICP, subsequent precipitations of calcium carbonate occur as a result of microbial metabolic products like CO 3 2– that may react with Ca 2+ ions in the surrounding ...

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Bioprecipitation of calcium carbonate mediated by ...

through microbial activities and biogeochemical reactions to produce calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) mineral. MICP serves as an alternative ground improvement binder method to conventional technologies which is sustainable, requires low energy for its treatment process, results in a minimal carbon footprint and could offer economic benefits.

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Ground Calcium Carbonate | Mississippi Lime

In its natural state, calcium carbonate occurs as chalk, limestone and marble. Mississippi Lime ground calcium carbonate is mined from one of the purest limestone deposits in the world with an average purity of 98.5% CaCO 3.. Both wet and dry grinding methods are commonly used in processing the limestone for industrial uses.

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A microfluidic chip and its use in characterising the ...

Microbial-Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation (MICP) is an innovative ground improvement technique which can enhance the strength and stiffness of soils and can also control their hydraulic conductivity. These engineering properties of MICP-treated soils are

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Microbial network of the carbonate precipitation process ...

Nov 03, 2017· Calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) precipitation is a common and circumstantial behavior for sequestration of large amounts of carbon on earth, which accounts for …

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Mathematical modelling and simulation of microbial ...

Dec 10, 2019· Microbial carbonate precipitation is expected to play a major role in next-generation soil improvement technologies. To date, research into this method has relied on experimental and/or observational approaches. However, in order to understand the long-term effects of microbial carbonate precipitation and apply these to real environments, it is necessary to employ a predictive approach to ...

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Synthesis and characterization of calcium carbonate on ...

Oct 01, 2020· Fig. 2 showed the morphology of the calcium carbonate crystal with the template of yeast, Staphylococcus aureus, and E. coli, respectively. Obviously, the appearances were different. Before the coating process, the surfaces of all three cells were smooth (Fig. 2A1, B1, and C1).Fig. 2A2, B2 and C2 showed the topography of the direct deposition of calcium carbonate on the three cell …

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Effects of Bacterial Density on Growth Rate and ...

Jun 06, 2021· Microbial-induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) has been explored for more than a decade as a promising soil improvement technique. However, it is still challenging to predict and control the growth rate and characteristics of CaCO 3 precipitates, which directly affect the engineering performance of MICP-treated soils. In this study, we employ a microfluidics-based pore-scale model to …

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Polyphosphates - honestwaterfilter

Primary treatment benefits include: corrosion control, lead/copper control, sequestration of iron/manganese, control of calcium carbonate scale, and water softening, etc. Scale Inhibition and Removal The formation of scale on surfaces in potable (drinking) water systems is due to the crystallization of carbonates or sulfates of magnesium or ...

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Fixation and distribution of bacterial activity in sand to ...

BioGrout is an in situ soil strengthening technique involving microbial-induced carbonate precipitation (MICP). This process involves hydrolysis of urea by bacteria containing the enzyme urease in the presence of dissolved calcium ions, resulting in calcium carbonate precipitation.

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Wolkem is constantly creating changes in the Indian Carbonate business, through product and application leadership. After all Wolkem has been the 1stcompany in India to produce Microbial Controlled GCC, Indian pharmacopoeia certified GCC and Wet Ground Calcium Carbonate (WGCC).

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A microfluidic chip and its use in characterising the ...

behaviourof microbial-induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) YUZE WANG, KENICHI SOGA†, JASON T. DEJONG‡ and ALEXANDRE J. KABLA§ Microbial-induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) is an innovative ground improvement technique which can enhance the strength and stiffness of soils and can also control their hydraulic conductivity.

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Flume study on the effects of microbial induced calcium ...

Dec 14, 2020· This study explores the applicability of microbial induced calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) precipitation (MICP) by way of the ureolytic soil bacterium Sporosarcina pasteurii as a method for enhancing the surface erosion resistance of fine sand. Specimens were treated with cementation solution concentrations between 0·02 and 0·1 M, and the ...

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Engineered Ureolytic Microorganisms Can Tailor the ...

Oct 11, 2019· Introduction. Microbially induced calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) precipitation (MICP) is ubiquitous in nature and is responsible for CaCO 3 formations in terrestrial and marine environments 1 – 3.MICP has been widely used for a variety of applications, including soil stabilization 4, in situ cement repair 5, 6, oil and gas well fracture-sealing 7, bioremediation of metals 8, 9, and sealing ...

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Effects of Ground Conditions on Microbial Cementation in ...

Dec 27, 2013· The purpose of this study is to understand and to analyze the effects of ground conditions on microbial cementation (calcium carbonate deposition by microbes). Since the method of microbial cementation is still in the experimental stage, a number of laboratory experiments are required under various ground conditions.

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Bentonite-assisted microbial-induced carbonate ...

May 25, 2021· Microbial-induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) is a promising technique to reinforcconclusione soils utilizing the metabolic process of bacteria. MICP can be utilized in coarse-grained soil and result in calcium carbonate precipitation among soil particles, thus improving the mechanical properties. However, the reinforcement efficiency decreases as the particles become …

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Engineered Ureolytic Microorganisms Can Tailor the ...

Oct 11, 2019· Microbially induced calcium carbonate (CaCO 3) precipitation (MICP) is ubiquitous in nature and is responsible for CaCO 3 formations in terrestrial …

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