TABLE 2.

Doubling time of S. mutans strains in TV broth supplemented with 0.5% (wt/vol) of glucose, lactose, or galactosea

StrainDoubling time for growth in:
GlucoseLactoseGalactose
UA15971.0 ± 8.971.8 ± 5.7156.5 ± 21.9
JAM271.6 ± 5.777.0 ± 7.6Impaired
JAM1875.2 ± 8.173.7 ± 7.2Impaired
JAM1976.4 ± 11.673.0 ± 6.5154.5 ± 6.4
JAM2067.0 ± 8.270.3 ± 1.5132.6 ± 5.0
  • a Doubling times are given in minutes.