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Table 4 Emulsion indices (%) of one representative strain of each BOX group using hexadecane and different amounts of NaCl

From: Exploiting the aerobic endospore-forming bacterial diversity in saline and hypersaline environments for biosurfactant production

  Emulsion index (%) Emulsion index (%) Emulsion index (%) Emulsion index (%)
  Hexadecane – NaCl 5 % Hexadecane – NaCl 10 % Hexadecane – NaCl 15 % Hexadecane – NaCl 20 %
Strains 1 day 15 days 30 days 1 day 15 days 30 days 1 day 15 days 30 days 1 day 15 days 30 days
AB 2.0 46 ± 10.8 24 ± 1.7 9.5 ± 2.1 45 ± 7.1 14 ± 0 10 ± 2.1 - - - - - -
SA1 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
MA 3.1 52 ± 5.7 12 ± 3.5 7.3 ± 4 50 ± 10 26 ± 2.9 26 ± 2.9 19 ± 7.5 - - - - -
VM 81 - - - - - - - - - - - -
SA2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
DR 4.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
DR 2.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
MA 2.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 8.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 40 56 ± 7.5 - - - - - - - - - - -
MA 15.1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
LS 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 3.1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 6.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 6.1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
VM 20 23 ± 0 17 ± 8.5 - - - - - - - - - -
VM 80 - - - - - - - - - - - -