Chapter 17. Biosurfactants

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Naim Kosaric

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch17f

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kosaric, N. (2001) Biosurfactants, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch17f

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. London, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • interfacial;
  • hydrophilicity;
  • biosurfactants;
  • emulsification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biosurfactant Classes

  • Biosynthesis

  • Biosurfactant Production

  • Biosurfactant Properties of Interest for Cosmetics

  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications

  • Biosurfactants in Foods

  • Biosurfactants for Environmental Control

  • Bio-De-Emulsifiers

  • References