emulsan

emulsan

[i′məl·sən]
(biochemistry)
A lipopolysaccharide produced by a strain of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, used to stabilize oil-in-water emulsions.
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Surfactants are known to inhibit microbial adhesion to hydrophobic surfaces, to hydrocarbons by emulsan (20), and to plastics by chlorhexidine gluconate (21) and Tween 20 (22).