Extracellular Polymeric Substance
Produced by Lysinibacillus sp. SS1 in Response
to Petroleum Crude Oil Stress Facilitates Removal
of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions


Harshitha Kamath Miyar, Annapoorna Pai,
Shyama Prasad Sajankila, and Louella Concepta Goveas*

Department of Biotechnology Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology
Nitte, Karnataka 574110 India


Keywords: extracellular polymeric substance, lead, Lysinibacillus sp. SS1,
mercury, nanoparticles, petroleum crude oil