Ex situ treatment of hydrocarbon-contaminated soil using biosurfactants from Lactobacillus pentosus.

@article{Moldes2011ExST,
  title={Ex situ treatment of hydrocarbon-contaminated soil using biosurfactants from Lactobacillus pentosus.},
  author={Ana B Moldes and Remigio Paradelo and David A Rubinos and Rosa Devesa-Rey and Jos{\'e} M. Cruz and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Barral},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 17},
  pages={9443-7}
}
The utilization of biosurfactants for the bioremediation of contaminated soil is not yet well established, because of the high production cost of biosurfactants. Consequently, it is interesting to look for new biosurfactants that can be produced at a large scale, and it can be employed for the bioremediation of contaminated sites. In this work, biosurfactants from Lactobacillus pentosus growing in hemicellulosic sugars solutions, with a similar composition of sugars found in trimming vine shoot… CONTINUE READING
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