Table 2.

Screening of various lactobacilli for β-glucuronidase activity

Strain β-Glucuronidase activitya
L. acidophilus ATCC 4356
L. acidophilus NCFM
L. casei ATCC 393
L. delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus1489
L. gasseri ADH+
L. gasseri ATCC 33323
L. gasseri NCK 1338
L. gasseri NCK 1340
L. gasseri NCK 1341
L. gasseri NCK 1342
L. gasseri NCK 1343+
L. gasseri NCK 1344+
L. gasseri NCK 1345+
L. gasseri NCK 1346
L. gasseri NCK 1347+
L. gasseri NCK 1348+
L. gasseri NCK 1349+
L. helveticus CNRZ 32
L. johnsonii VPI 11088
L. plantarum 299v
L. reuteri DSM 20016
L. rhamnosus GG
  • a As determined by the ability (+) or inability (−) of cells to hydrolyze X-glu in MRS media.