Author(s): Javaheri M, Jenneman GE, McInerney MJ, Knapp RM
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Abstract Bacillus licheniformis JF-2 anaerobically produced a biosurfactant when grown in a glucose-mineral salts medium containing yeast extract and NaNO(3). Surface tension of the medium was reduced from 70 to 74 mN/m to as low as 28 mN/m due to the production of an anionic biosurfactant.
This article was published in Appl Environ Microbiol
and referenced in Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology