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Table 7 Comparison of the properties of biosurfactants from this study with those reported in the literature

From: Application of response surface methodology to improve the production of antimicrobial biosurfactants by Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. tolerans N2 using sugar cane molasses as substrate

Biosurfactant-producing strains Substrates Yield (g/L) Nature MIC (mg/mL) References
Pathogens Values
L. jensenii P6A MRS broth 0.27 Glycolipoprotein Escherichia coli 0.016 Morais et al. (2017)
S. saprophyticus 0.128
L. gasseri P65 MRS broth 0.42 Glycolipoprotein Escherichia coli 0.016  
S. saprophyticus 0.128
Lactococcus lactis 53 MRS broth 0.10 Glycoprotein S. epidermidis GB 9/6 > 40 Rodrigues et al. (2006a)
S. aureus GB 2/1 > 40
L. jensenii 25258 MRS broth E. coli 50 Sambanthamoorthy et al. (2014)
MRS broth S. aureus UMS-1 50
MRS broth *MR S. aureus 50
L. rhamnosus MRS broth E. coli, > 50  
  S. aureus UMS-1 > 50
  MR S. aureus > 50
L. agilis CCUG31450 Cheese whey 0.96 Glycoprotein S. aureus > 5 Gudiña et al. (2015)
    P. aeruginosa > 5
MRS broth 0.084 Glycoprotein
L. paracasei MRS broth   S. aureus 50  
   E. coli 25
   P. aeruginosa > 50
L. paracasei N2 Molasses 2.70 Glycolipoprotein P. aeruginosa PSB2 6.4 This study
    Salmonella sp. SL2 6.4
    E. coli MTCC 118 12.8
    P. putida PSJ1 12.8
    Bacillus sp. BC1 3.2
    S. aureus STP1 3.2
  1. *MR: methicillin-resistant