Table 3.

Distribution of the 74 butyrate-producing strains isolated in this study in each of the 18 PCR-RFLP ribotypes obtained with the restriction enzyme AluI

IndividualSampleNo. of butyrate-producing strains from the indicated isolation in RFLP group:Total
123456789101112131415161718
Infant1141116
29421117
Adult A11212
23542342124
Adult B1112
21113