• Оlga Vasylchenko National Aviation University
  • Olena Matvyeyeva National Aviation University
  • Oksana Aliievа National Aviation University




biodegradation, biosurfactants, hydrocarbons, petroleum products


 Existing data and publications regarding oil, hydrocarbon biodegradation, metabolism, and bioremediation were analyzed. Search of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria which are producers of biosurfactants was provided, types of microbial surfactants and their physiological role were analyzed and ordered. The study of factors affecting the surface active properties of producers’ cultures was done.

Author Biographies

Оlga Vasylchenko, National Aviation University

Assoc. Prof.

Olena Matvyeyeva, National Aviation University

Assoc. Prof.

Oksana Aliievа, National Aviation University



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How to Cite

Vasylchenko О., Matvyeyeva, O., & Aliievа O. (2012). MICROORGANISMS’ SURFACE ACTIVE SUBSTANCES ROLE IN HYDROCARBONS BIODEGRADATION. Proceedings of National Aviation University, 51(2), 96–99. https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.51.2165