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Table 5 Emulsification index of exopolymer and Tween 20 upon different oils

From: A statistical approach on optimization of exopolymeric substance production by Halomonas sp. S19 and its emulsification activity

Emulsification index %
Oils Exopolymer Tween 20
5 % 10 % 5 % 10 %
Coconut oil 49.44 ± 0.5 55.18 ± 0.6 67.03 ± 0.6 95.37 ± 1.6
Sesame oil 49.81 ± 0.3 55.18 ± 0.3 72.03 ± 0.3 88.51 ± 0.6
Paraffin 38.51 ± 0.6 49.81 ± 0.3 72.22 ± 0.5 92.22 ± 0.9
Kerosene 16.48 ± 0.3 24.62 ± 0.3 27.40 ± 0.6 78.70 ± 1.6
  1. Results represent the means of three experiments ± SD