Isolation and functional characterization of a biosurfactant produced by Lactobacillus paracasei

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Gudiña, Eduardo J. ; Teixeira, J. A. ; Rodrigues, L. R. (2010)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2009.11.008
  • Subject: Anti-adhesive | Lactobacillus paracasei | Antimicrobial | Science & Technology | Critical micelle concentration | Biosurfactant | Autoaggregation

In this study, the crude biosurfactant produced by a Lactobacillus paracasei strain isolated in a Portuguese dairy industry was characterized. The minimum surface tension (41.8mN/m) and the critical micelle concentration (2.5 mg/ml) obtained were found to be simil... View more
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