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To make substances such as fats soluble in water by the action of a detergent or similar agent.
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Compared with 3 strains capable to produce IAA, 12 strains exhibited the trait to solubilize tri-calcium phosphate.
These pesticides due to persistence in the soil and also through direct exposure, harm the activities of bacteria which are able to solubilize phosphate.
The aim of this test is the evaluation and appreciation of the ability of the isolates to solubilize various forms of inorganic P.
The strategies include either solid form manipulation using amorphous, salt or cocrystal form, or solvation methods using materials that can solubilize the drug compound such as cosolvents, surfactants or cyclodextrins.
The relationship between pH reduction and increased K availability were observed by other authors (Lopes-Assad et al., 2006; Girgis et al., 2008), suggesting that the pH decrease, usually associated with the production of different organic acids, may be one of the mechanisms used by these bacteria to solubilize the mineral and release the K present in their crystalline structure.
However, all the selected isolates were able to solubilize TCP in NBRIP agar media.
From the chemical chelates EDTA seem to propose the best potential to solubilize Pb and Cr For Cu and Cd the effectiveness of DTPA is the highest Fungal species were weak in competition with the chemical chelates, but provided an alternative for remediation in form of adsorbing the heavy metals in their biomass.
For example, certain drugs, such as the alkaloids, are notoriously difficult to solubilize. There is a need for improved methods for delivering drugs with adequate bioavailability, bioactivity, and ease of use, with reduced side-effects.
Since the direct measurement of P solubilization in broth assay is likely to give more reliable results than regular plate assay, isolates were also tested for their ability to solubilize tricalcium phosphate (TCP) in NBRIP medium at 24 h, 48 h, and 72 h and were found to solubilize tricalcium phosphate with an increase from 24 h to 72 h in case of PB-09 while for other isolates it increases upto 48 h then it remains constant.
Microorganisms belonging to the genera Pseudomonas, Bacillus, Rhizobium, Azotobacter and Azospirillum, among others, frequently have the ability to solubilize phosphorus (Rodriguez and Fraga, 1999).
Strong binding abilities of oxalic and citric acids have been proven as the most competent agents to solubilize soil P [1].
Microbes which solubilize the bound phosphates and rock phosphates are called phosphate solubilizing microorganisms.