TABLE 1

Strains used in this study

StrainaSpecies or subspeciesOrigin
ATCC 15697B. longum subsp. infantisHuman infant feces
JCM 1260B. longum subsp. infantisHuman infant feces
JCM 1272B. longum subsp. infantisHuman infant feces
JCM 7007B. longum subsp. infantisHuman infant feces
JCM 11347B. longum subsp. longumHuman feces
ATCC 15708B. longum subsp. longumHuman feces
UCD401B. longum subsp. longumHuman feces
ATCC BAA-793L. plantarumHuman saliva
ATCC 33200L. johnsoniiHuman blood
  • a UCD, University of California Davis Culture Collection; ATCC, American Type Culture Collection; JCM, Japanese Collection of Microorganisms.