Table 1.

Amount and composition of EPS synthesized by L. reuteri strains grown on MRS-s and MRS-r at 37°C for 3 days

StrainSugar in mediumEPS concn (g · liter−1)%d-Glucose in EPS (wt/wt)% d-Fructose in EPS (wt/wt)
LB 121Sucrose9.83268
Raffinose7.30100
35-5Sucrose9.71000
Raffinose000
K-24Sucrose0
Raffinose0