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Table 4 Results of biosurfactant production assays with different members of the consortium

From: Asphaltene biotransformation for heavy oil upgradation

Strain Drop collapse assay Microplate assay Oil displacement assay Cooper Goldberg assay Surface tension reduction below 45 mN/m
Arthrobacter sp. IITD 100
Arthrobacter sp. IITD 101
Rhodococcus sp. IITD 102 Positive Positive Positive Positive
Barrientosiimonas sp. IITD 103
Lysinibacillus sp. IITD 104 Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
Sporosarcina sp. IITD 105
Bacillus sp. IITD 106 Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
Micrococcus sp. IITD 107
Paenibacillus sp. IITD 108 Positive Positive Positive Positive