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Research by Gu et al. (2017b) revealed that soil at a WEEE processing area suffered from the contamination of As, Cu, Cd, Pb, Cr, and Zn. The variation tendency of heavy metals in this area increased over time. The biological method is often adopted to extract heavy metals from the soil around the E-waste dismantling area. The commonly used microorganism is A. ferrooxidans, and a .