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Table 4 Emulsifying index IE 24 during biodegradation process

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

Endophyte symbol Carbon source Biodegradation (day)
3 7 10 14
Emulsifying index E24 (%)
EN1 Diesel oil 12.41 ± 1.98 24.18 ± 3.17 25.03 ± 3.01 29.33 ± 1.49
Waste engine oil 28.82 ± 1.26 37.66 ± 2.44 41.80 ± 1.72 45.51 ± 2.64
2A Diesel oil 10.27 ± 1.04 21.39 ± 0.74 35.75 ± 7.16 37.25 ± 3.16
Waste engine oil 19.90 ± 1.30 44.33 ± 3.26 65.29 ± 3.52 65.58 ± 0.72
EN6 Diesel oil 15.25 ± 0.76 23.05 ± 1.30 37.13 ± 5.95 40.13 ± 2.87
Waste engine oil 20.50 ± 1.70 29.39 ± 2.50 26.39 ± 3.81 23.12 ± 2.36
EN18 Diesel oil 17.41 ± 3.27 45.91 ± 4.96 45.91 ± 4.96 47.11 ± 3.86
Waste engine oil 29.44 ± 2.47 31.06 ± 2.93 31.06 ± 2.93 32.01 ± 1.27