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Biosurfactants for Microbubble Preparation and Application
AbstractBiosurfactants can be classified by their chemical composition and their origin. This review briefly describes various classes of biosurfactants based on their origin and introduces a few of the most widely used biosurfactants. The current status and future trends in biosurfactant production are discussed, with an emphasis on those derived from plants. Following a brief introduction of the properties of microbubbles, recent progress in the application of microbubble technology to molecular imaging, wastewater treatment, and aerobic fermentation are presented. Several studies on the preparation, characterization and applications of biosurfactant-based microbubbles are reviewed.
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Xu, Q.; Nakajima, M.; Liu, Z.; Shiina, T. Biosurfactants for Microbubble Preparation and Application. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12, 462-475.View more citation formats
Xu Q, Nakajima M, Liu Z, Shiina T. Biosurfactants for Microbubble Preparation and Application. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2011; 12(1):462-475.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xu, Qingyi; Nakajima, Mitsutoshi; Liu, Zengshe; Shiina, Takeo. 2011. "Biosurfactants for Microbubble Preparation and Application." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 12, no. 1: 462-475.