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Table 2 Adhesion (%) of growing 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 76.2 ± 4.9 96.9 ± 5.2 73.8 ± 4.1 81.8 ± 6.1 88.8 ± 5.5 57.2 ± 4.1
B. subtilis ATCC 6613 29.7 ± 3.2 31.9 ± 1.2 16.8 ± 3.1 7.1 ± 0.8 21.2 ± 2.6 53.1 ± 3.8
B. linens IEGM 1830 6.0 ± 0.3 10.5 ± 0.9 9.7 ± 0.7 7.0 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.3 5.3 ± 0.5
C. glutamicum IEGM 1861 11.9 ± 0.8 11.4 ± 0.6 9.3 ± 0.5 7.5 ± 0.4 8.1 ± 0.4 10.4 ± 0.8
E. coli К-12 8.3 ± 0.5 5.1 ± 0.3 4.8 ± 0.2 4.2 ± 0.2 4.7 ± 0.2 4.6 ± 0.1
M. luteus IEGM 401 5.5 ± 0.3 4.6 ± 0.2 4.3 ± 0.2 3.7 ± 0.2 3.9 ± 0.2 4.5 ± 0.3
P. fluorescens NCIMB 9046 8.8 ± 1.3 6.2 ± 0.3 6.8 ± 0.4 6.2 ± 0.4 6.9 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.6