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Table 2 Hydrocarbon degradation activity of isolated endophytic microorganisms (mean ± SD, n = 3)

From: Biosurfactant production and hydrocarbon degradation activity of endophytic bacteria isolated from Chelidonium majus L.

Endophyte symbol Hydrocarbon loss (diesel oil) [%] Hydrocarbon loss (waste engine oil) [%]
2A 98.02 ± 4.90 92.81 ± 4.64
4B 95.48 ± 5.54 62.98 ± 3.14
EN9 94.58 ± 4.92 55.50 ± 2.77
EN10 93.12 ± 5.03 51.39 ± 2.76
EN11 87.91 ± 4.39 57.33 ± 2.86
EN1 95.47 ± 4.77 75.24 ± 3.76
EN6 76.37 ± 3.82 47.69 ± 2.38
EN18 91.39 ± 5.12 48.03 ± 2.40
EN5 68.47 ± 3.42 41.77 ± 2.43
EN3 71.25 ± 3.56 38.79 ± 1.93
Control Sample 23.33 ± 1.16 24.70 ± 1.2