TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains, their sources, and media used for their cultivation

SpeciesSourceaMediumbPCR productc
0.7 kb0.4 kb
Bacteroides fragilisMMB S16WWND
Bacteroides thetaiotaomicronMMB S20WWND
Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12VTTWWND
Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens-like clone A11LBND
Clostridium beijerinckiiMMB 3318WWND
Clostridium bifermentansNIZO B529WWND
Clostridium celerescens-like clone A54LBND
Coprococcus eutactus-like clone A19LBND
Enterococcus faecalisDSM 20478WWND
Escherichia coli JM109PromegaLBND
Eubacterium biforme-like clone F44LBND
Eubacterium halii-like clone A07LB
Eubacterium rectale-like clone A13LB
Fusobacterium prausnitzii-like clone A03LBND
Fusobacterium prausnitzii-like clone A10LBND
Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactisNIZO B17MRSND
Lactobacillus acidophilusVTT E96276MRS++
Lactobacillus brevisVTT E91458MRS++
Lactobacillus buchneriVTT E93445MRS++
Lactobacillus curvatusVTT E90391MRS++
Lactobacillus fermentumVTT E93489MRS++
Lactobacillus helveticusATTC 15009MRS++
Lactobacillus helveticusNCIMB 8652MRS++
Lactobacillus paracasei F19VTTMRS++
Lactobacillus plantarumVTT E79098MRS++
Lactobacillus reuteriVTT E92142MRS++
Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGGATCC 53103MRS++
Lactobacillus ruminisVTT E91470MRS++
Lactobacillus salivarius subsp. saliciniusDSM 20554MRS++
Leuconostoc sp.NIZO B179WW++
Pediococcus sp.FM 0001MRS++
Peptostreptococcus anaerobiusMMB 2828WWND
Roseburia cecicola-like clone A22LBND
Ruminococcus obeum-like clone A20LBND
Streptococcus thermophilusNIZO B119WWND
Vagococcus fluvialisDSM 5731WWND
Weissella kandleriDSM 20593WW+ND
  • a MMB, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands. VTT, VTT Culture Collection, FIN-02044, Finland. NIZO, Netherlands Institute for Dairy Research, 6710 BA Ede, The Netherlands. DSM, German Collection for Microorganisms, 3300 Braunschweig-Stöckheim, Germany. ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Rockville, Md. NCIMB, National Collection of Industrial, Food, and Marine Bacteria, Aberdeen, AB24 3RY, Scotland, United Kingdom. FM, Food Microbiology, Wageningen University, 6703 HD Wageningen, The Netherlands.

  • b WW, Wilkins West; LB, Luria-Bertani broth; MRS, Lactobacillus MRS broth.

  • c The formation of specific PCR products with a size of 0.7 kb by using the primer set Bact-0011f and Lab-0677r or of 0.4 kb by using the primer set Lab-0159f and Uni-0515r at an annealing temperature of 66°C is also indicated (+, present; −, absent). ND, not determined.