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Volume 2013, Article ID 289236, 16 pages
Research Article

Molecular Characterization of Copper and Cadmium Resistance Determinants in the Biomining Thermoacidophilic Archaeon Sulfolobus metallicus

1Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Biology and Millennium Institute for Cell Dynamics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
2Department of Chemical Engineering, North Catholic University, Antofagasta, Chile

Received 5 November 2012; Accepted 4 January 2013

Academic Editor: Elisabetta Bini

Copyright © 2013 Alvaro Orell et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

CODEHOP-based PCR details for the amplification of the putative genes copA and copM from S. metallicus are provided in the supplementary material.

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