Abstract:Synchrotron microspectroscopy has been used to study the inorganic-organic interactions in the mid-infrared region (4000#x2013;400 cm#x2212;1) as Arthrobacter oxydans attach themselves to magnetite surfaces. Relative band intensities and band intensity ratios for functional groups of organically-derived biological molecules that are inherent to the experimental system are discussed. The molecular components as they are perturbed by interactions with water, dichromate and chromate metal ions on the mineral surf… Show more
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