Author(s): Cooper DG, Paddock DA
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Abstract Torulopsis petrophilum can synthesize either a glycolipid surfactant or a protein emulsifier depending on the substrate used. These compounds were not produced to facilitate the uptake of an insoluble carbon source. The glycolipids produced were identical to the mixture isolated from T. bombicola.
This article was published in Appl Environ Microbiol
and referenced in Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology