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Microbial biocementation

Kucharski, E.S., Cord-Ruwisch, R., Whiffin, V.S. and Al-Thawadi, S. (2006) Microbial biocementation. Patent, WO2006066326 .

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Abstract

A method of forming a high strength cement in a permeable starting material, the method comprising the step of combining the starting material with effective amounts of (i) a urease producing micro-organism; (ii) urea; and (iii) calcium ions and wherein the effective amount of the urease producing organism provides a urea hydrolysis rate, under standard conditions, of 0.5-50 mM urea hydrolysed.min-1.

Publication Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/9464
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