Performance of a biosurfactant produced by a Bacillus subtilis strain isolated from crude oil samples as compared to commercial chemical surfactants

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Altmajer Vaz, Deisi; Gudiña, Eduardo J.; Jurado Alameda, Encarnacion; Teixeira, J. A.; Rodrigues, L. R.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.09.009
  • Subject: Glucopone (R) 215 | Findet®1214N/23 | Glucopone (R) 650 | Science & Technology | Findet (R) 1214N/23 | Biosurfactants | Glucopone®215 | Bacillus subtilis | Glucopone®650 | LAS

In this work, the biosurfactant produced by a Bacillus subtilis strain isolated from crude oil samples was characterized and its properties compared with commercially available chemical surfactants. The purified biosurfactant production yield (YP/X) was 0.20 g/g c... View more
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