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Review Papers | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017
Health Care Applications of Different Biosurfactants: Review
Jayeeta Sil | Parag Dandapat | Subhasish Das
Abstract: Biosurfactants are amphiphillic compounds produced by certain microorganisms. Bio surfactant molecules arrange themselves in water-oil interface and reduce surface tension. Biosurfactants have some advantages over chemical surfactants in market with respect to biodegradability, low toxicity, better surface and interfacial activity. There are different application of biosurfactants in health care purposes both oral and dermal. Among this some of the important field of application are medicine and cosmetics.
Keywords: Biosurfactants, microorganisms, applications in pharmacology, cosmetics and personal care
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,
Pages: 41 - 50
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