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Rhamnolipids--next generation surfactants?
The demand for bio-based processes and materials in the petrochemical industry has significantly increased during the last decade because of the expected running out of petroleum. This trend can beExpand
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Rhamnolipids as biosurfactants from renewable resources: Concepts for next-generation rhamnolipid production
Several microorganisms are known to produce a wide variety of surface-active substances, which are referred to as biosurfactants. Interesting examples for biosurfactants are rhamnolipids, glycolipidsExpand
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Growth independent rhamnolipid production from glucose using the non-pathogenic Pseudomonas putida KT2440
BackgroundRhamnolipids are potent biosurfactants with high potential for industrial applications. However, rhamnolipids are currently produced with the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosaExpand
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Screening concepts for the isolation of biosurfactant producing microorganisms.
This chapter gives an overview of current methods for the isolation of biosurfactant producing microbes. The common screening methods for biosurfactants are presented. Sampling and isolation ofExpand
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 as a model for rhamnolipid production in bioreactor systems
Rhamnolipids are biosurfactants with interesting physico-chemical properties. However, the main obstacles towards an economic production are low productivity, high raw-material costs, relativelyExpand
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Regulatory and metabolic network of rhamnolipid biosynthesis: Traditional and advanced engineering towards biotechnological production
During the last decade, the demand for economical and sustainable bioprocesses replacing petrochemical-derived products has significantly increased. Rhamnolipids are interesting biosurfactants thatExpand
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Production of Microbial Rhamnolipid by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa MM1011 for Ex Situ Enhanced Oil Recovery
Recently, several investigations have been carried out on the in situ bacteria flooding, but the ex situ biosurfactant production and addition to the sand pack as agents for microbial enhanced oilExpand
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Biosurfactant synthesis by Pseudomonas aeruginosa LBI isolated from a hydrocarbon‐contaminated site
Aims:  Pseudomonas aeruginosa LBI (Industrial Biotechnology Laboratory) was isolated from hydrocarbon‐contaminated soil as a potential producer of biosurfactant and evaluated for hydrocarbonExpand
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Differences Between Bacterial Communities Associated with the Surface or Tissue of Mediterranean Sponge Species
Bacterial communities associated with the surfaces of several Mediterranean sponge species (Agelas oroides, Chondrosia reniformis, Petrosia ficiformis, Geodia sp., Tethya sp., Axinella polypoides,Expand
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Evaluation of rhamnolipid production capacity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 in comparison to the rhamnolipid over-producer strains DSM 7108 and DSM 2874
A lack of understanding of the quantitative rhamnolipid production regulation in bioreactor cultivations of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the absence of respective comparative studies are importantExpand
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