biomineralization

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biomineralization

[‚bī·ō‚min·rəl·ə′zā·shən]
(physiology)
A mineralization process carried out within a living organism, such as formation of bone in vertebrates.
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divAbstract) The study , titled "Synergistic gold6copper detoxification at the core of gold biomineralisation in Cupriavidus metallidurans," appeared in the journal Metallomics, and apart from MLU, its authors included researchers from Technical University Munich in Garching, Germany, and University of Adelaide, Australia.
The training programme includes the use of classic gemmological analytical instruments while educating graduates in the field on gems' geological genesis and biomineralisation, gem treatments and gem synthesis as well as the various features identified for testing including assessments of colour, measurements and treatment of stones.
Use of biomineralisation in developing smart concrete inspired by nature.
Researchers also revealed that the development of hard biological structures through a process called biomineralisation sparked a dramatic increase in the biodiversity of marine ecosystems.
Biomineralisation of reef-building corals: from molecular mechanisms to environmental control.
The remainder of the book treats niche topics such as biomineralisation and the role of metals in healthy vs.
Biomineralisation of azo dyes and their breakdown products in anaerobic-aerobic hybrid reactor, Water Science and Technology 41(12): 23-30.