Electric Bacteria: A Review



Electric bacteria, Shewanella, Geobacter, Nanowires, Microbial fuel cell, Bioremediation


Electromicrobiology is the field of prokaryotes that can interact with charged electrodes, and use them as electron donors/acceptors. This is done via a method known as extracellular electron transport. EET-capable bacterium can be used for different purposes, water reclamation, small power sources, electrosynthesis and pollution remedy. Research on EET-capable bacterium is in its early stages and most of the applications are in the developmental phase, but the scope for significant contributions is high and moving forward.


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Mukhaifi, E. A., & Abduljaleel, S. A. (2020). Electric Bacteria: A Review. Advances in BioScience, 11(1), 7–15. Retrieved from https://journals.sospublication.co.in/ab/article/view/275