Biosurfactants of Lactic Acid Bacteria

  title={Biosurfactants of Lactic Acid Bacteria},
  author={Deepansh Sharma and Baljeet Singh Saharan and Shailly Kapil},
  booktitle={SpringerBriefs in Microbiology},
The Lactic acid bacteria (LAB), commonly associated with food and feed fermentation normally be inherent in the mucosal surfaces of healthy humans and animals. Microbial surface active agents are amphiphilic compounds produced commonly by microorganisms predominately bacteria and yeast on their cell surface, or extracellularly with exceptional surface and emulsifying activities. The physiological function of microbial surfactants in a producer cell is not entirely understood. On the contrary… CONTINUE READING