Author archive for Megan Hopkins

  • Locus Ingredients biosurfactants blog post

    Biosurfactants: The Superheroes of Sustainable Chemistry

    Think of biosurfactants as tiny molecular superheroes, breaking down barriers between substances that normally wouldn’t mingle.

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  • Dispersing Agents: The Role of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants in Greening Particle Dispersion

    Dispersing Agents: The Role of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants in Greening Particle Dispersion

    The primary goal of dispersants is to prevent agglomeration or clumping of particles, enabling them to remain stably dispersed throughout…

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  • Coalescing Agents Transformed: Unleashing the Potential of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants

    Coalescing Agents Transformed: Unleashing the Potential of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants

    Coalescing agents, crucial in applications like paint formulation, play a pivotal role in enhancing film formation and coating properties.

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  • Dispersing Agents: The Role Of Sophorolipid Biosurfactants In Greening Particle Dispersion

    Examining the Versatility of Eco-Friendly Sophorolipids

    Unlike synthetic surfactants derived from petrochemicals, biosurfactants are of biological origin and offer several advantages, including environmental sustainability, biodegradability and…

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    Formulating Clean Hair Care Products Using Biosurfactants

    In the quest for luscious locks, consumers are becoming increasingly discerning about the products they use on their hair. Amid…

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  • Harnessing the Power of Microbes with Biosurfactants

    Microorganisms are the unsung heroes of the natural world, performing a wide range of functions that impact everything from environmental…

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  • Locus Ingredients Names New Senior Vice President to Spearhead Global Biosurfactant Business Expansion

    Locus Ingredients announced the appointment of David Anderson as senior vice president to drive global expansion for the industrial biosurfactant…

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  • Small Scientists, Big Dreams: Nurturing Tomorrow’s Biochemistry Leaders

    Small Scientists, Big Dreams: Nurturing Tomorrow’s Biochemistry Leaders

    From unraveling the mysteries of life at a molecular level to contributing to groundbreaking discoveries and advancements, a career as…

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  • ICIS Shortlists Locus Ingredients’ Amphi Sophorolipids for Innovation Awards

    Independent Commodity Intelligence Service (ICIS) has announced the shortlist for its 20th Annual Innovation Awards, naming Locus Ingredients as a…

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    Maximizing Lab Efficiency: How to Create Better Formulations in Less Time

    The ability to test and optimize formulas effectively within limited time frames is crucial for creating high-quality products that meet…

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