Patent Number: 6,251,641

Title: Treatment for the enhancement of bacterial exopolysaccharide recovery

Abstract: A treatment for enhancing the recovery of exopolysaccharide from bacterial cells is disclosed, which treatment includes adding to a cultivation medium containing said cells an amount, effective for the purpose of an alkylsulfosuccinate surfactant.

Inventors: Wright; J. Barry (Ft. Saskatchewan, CA)

Assignee: BetzDearborn Inc.

International Classification: C12P 19/00 (20060101); C12P 19/04 (20060101); C12P 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018