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Table 1 Emulsification index (EI) evaluated using the biosurfactant containing culture broth of Rhodotorula babjevae YS3 grown at 19 °C, 200 rpm, 5% inoculum (v/v), 10% glucose (w/v) after 24 and 168 h

From: Production, characterization, and antifungal activity of a biosurfactant produced by Rhodotorula babjevae YS3

Sl. no Hydrophobic substrates Emulsification index (%)
24 h 168 h
1 n-Hexadecane 25.19 ± 0.12 22.58 ± 0.11
2 Sunflower oil 33.33 ± 0.87 5.26 ± 0.53
3 Motor oil 62.26 ± 0.32 60.00 ± 0.12
4 Diesel 25.00 ± 0.25 5.00 ± 0.43
5 Crude oil 100.00 ± 0.32 83.33 ± 0.23
  1. Values are mean ± SEM of triplicates with three independent experiments