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Table 1 Adhesion (%) of resting bacterial cells to polystyrene coated with biosurfactant at different concentrations

From: Diverse effects of a biosurfactant from Rhodococcus ruber IEGM 231 on the adhesion of resting and growing bacteria to polystyrene

Bacterial strains Biosurfactant concentration, mg/L
0 0.1 1 10 100 1000
A. simplex IEGM 667 21.4 ± 2.0 11.4 ± 1.1 10.9 ± 0.8 11.8 ± 1.3 11.4 ± 0.8 19.9 ± 2.9
B. subtilis ATCC 6613 7.7 ± 0.6 16.5 ± 2.2 12.0 ± 1.0 12.0 ± 1.3 14.6 ± 1.0 19.2 ± 2.1
B. linens IEGM 1830 12.6 ± 0.6 16.4 ± 0.9 16.5 ± 1.0 15.4 ± 1.1 14.7 ± 1.3 15.6 ± 1.6
C. glutamicum IEGM 1861 11.1 ± 0.5 11.4 ± 0.4 13.2 ± 0.7 13.8 ± 0.5 13.4 ± 0.4 9.6 ± 0.7
E. coli К-12 5.5 ± 0.3 5.8 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 0.4 5.5 ± 0.4 6.9 ± 0.5 11.7 ± 0.9
M. luteus IEGM 401 7.4 ± 0.6 6.9 ± 0.7 5.9 ± 0.2 6.7 ± 1.0 6.5 ± 0.4 11.1 ± 1.2
P. fluorescens NCIMB 9046 4.7 ± 0.3 4.4 ± 0.3 5.6 ± 0.5 4.1 ± 0.3 3.9 ± 0.2 5.2 ± 0.3
  1. Here and in Table 2, means ± standard deviations of sixteen replicates are shown