Biobased Surfactants and Detergents: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Biobased Surfactants and Detergents

Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Douglas Hayes, Dai Kitamoto, Daniel Solaiman, Richard Ashby

AOCS Publishing

515 pages

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Hardback: 9781893997677
pub: 2010-01-27
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This book provides an overview of biobased surfactants currently under development. The first chapter provides an overview of biobased surfactant research and development in the industrial sector, including synthesis, applications, and current trends and directions in the field. Several chapters describe the current state-of-the-art of biosurfactants, natural amphiphiles synthesized by microorganisms, including their synthesis and applications. An additional focus area is on the application of biobased surfactants as lung surfactants.

Many chapters involve the chemical and enzymatic synthesis and applications of biobased surfactants consisting of polyols derived from nature, particularly, mono- and di-saccharides and amino acids. The employment of enzymes as catalysts to direct the synthesis of biobased surfactants is particularly attractive due the reduction of solvent and energy use during the surfactants’ manufacture, and the reduction of purification costs and formation of impurities and by-products.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Importance, and Relevance

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Industrial State-of-the-Art

Biosynthesis of Rhamnolipids and Sophorolipids

Production and Modification of Sophorolipids from Agricultural Feedstocks

Mannosylerythritol Lipids: Production and Downstream Processing

Advances in Bioprocess Development of Rhamnolipid and Sophorolipid Production

Microemulsions of Rhamnolipid and Sophorolipid Biosurfactants

Lipopeptide Biosurfactants and Their Use in Oil Recovery

Employment of Phospholipids and Their Mimics in Biomedical Applications

Influence of Pulmonary Surfactant Protein Mimics on Model Lung Surfactant

Lung Surfactants: Formulation, Evaluation, and Polymeric Additives

Self-Assembling Properties of Glycolipid Biosurfactants and Their Functional Developments

Sugar-, Polyol-, and Amino-based Lipids: Biodegradable and Biocompatible Surfactants for Foods, Health Care Products, and Pharmaceuticals

Basic Properties of Sucrose Fatty Acid Esters and Their Application

Selective Enzymatic Synthesis of N-Acylated Alkanolamine Emulsifiers

Synthesis of Saccharide Fatty Acid Ester Biosurfactants Catalyzed by Lipase

Synthesis, Aggregation Properties and Applications Of Biosurfactants Derived From Arginine Design of Vegetable Oil Metalworking Fluid Microemulsions Using Bio-based Surfactants

Polyol and Amino Acid-Based Biosurfactants, Builders, and Hydrogels

Interfacial Properties of Sugar-based Surfactants

About the Editors

Edited by: Douglas Hayes, Dai Kitamoto, Daniel Solaiman, and Richard Ashby

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical