Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2006 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 5, Issue of October 15, 2006
 

Table 1. Critical micelle concentration, hydrophilic-lipophilic balance, and moisture content of the different commercial surfactants assayed.


Surfactant

CMC (g/L)

HLB(1)

H (%)

Glucopon 215

0.241

13

37.0(1)

Glucopon 600

0.028

11.2

46.6(1)

Glucopon 650

0.073

11.9

50.4(1)

Findet 10/15

0.152

9.6

0.423(1)

Findet 1214N/23

0.021

14.4

0.309(1)

Findet 9Q/21.5NF

0.034

12.8

1.4

LAS

1.018

-

0(2)

(1) Data obtained from the results of Bravo Rodríguez et al. (2005).
(2) Data provided by the manufacturer.


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