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Table 1 Effect on biomass of Staphylococcus sp. by the addition of several surfactants after 24 h of growth.

From: Strategy for improving extracellular lipolytic activities by a novel thermotolerant Staphylococcus sp. strain

Surfactants Biomass-before addition (g L-1) Biomass-after addition (g L-1) Biomass-30 h (g L-1)
Control 1.01 ± 0.04 1.00 ± 0.02 1.06 ± 0.01
CHAPS 1.01 ± 0.03 0.65 ± 0.03 0.35 ± 0.03
Tween 80 1.00 ± 0.04 1.00 ± 0.04 0.80 ± 0.04
Tween 20 1.00 ± 0.02 0.95 ± 0.06 0.70 ± 0.02
PEG 200 1.01 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.03 1.06 ± 0.02
Triton X-100 1.00 ± 0.05 0.80 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.01