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Area of Technology:Life Sciences

Title of the Innovation: Biosurfactant from Marine bacteria for environmental cleanup and waste management

Brief About Innovation

Surfactants are synthetic chemicals used to separate/remove oil by emulsification process. Biosurfactants produced by microbes are amphipilic compounds possess both hydrophobic and hydrophilic moieties that decrease the surface and interfacial tension. The application of biosurfactants can enhance the processes of bioremediation by means of emulsification, solubilization and mobilization. The biosurfactant produced from the technology is highly stable and work efficiently in wide range of physicochemical conditions.