TABLE 1.

Bacterial fermentation of starch (potato), amylopectin (potato), and pullulan

SpeciesStrainFermentation of:
Starch (potato)Amylopectin (potato)Pullulan
B. adolescentisCIP 64.60+
B. adolescentisCIP 64.61+
B. adolescentisNCFB 2229
B. animalisDSM 10140
B. animalisDSM 20104
B. animalisJCM 20097
B. animalisDSM 20105
B. animalisJCM 7117
B. asteroidesDSM 20431
B. bifidumJCM 7002
B. bifidumJCM 7003
B. bifidumNCIMB 8810
B. bifidumCIP 64.65
B. bifidumCCUG 17358
B. breveJCM 7019a+++
B. breveCCUG 43878a+++
B. breveCCUG 34405a+++
B. breveUCC 2003a,b+++
B. breveNCFB 2258a+++
B. dentiumNCFB 2243a+++
B. globosumJCM 5820++
B. globosumJCM 7092++
B. indicumDSM 20214
B. infantisCCUG 45868a+++
B. infantisCCUG 36569
B. infantisNCDO 2205
B. longumJCM 7050++
B. longumJCM 7052
B. longumJCM 7053
B. longumJCM 7055
B. longumJCM 7056
B. longumNCIMB 8809++
B. longumCIP 64.63++
B. longumCCUG 15137
B. longumCCUG 30698
B. longum/B. infantisCCUG 18157+
B. magnumDSM 20222
B. pseudocatulatumNCIMB 8811
B. pseudolongumNCIMB 2244a+++
B. pseudolongumDSM 20095a+++
B. pseudolongum subsp. globosumDSM 20092a+++
B. thermophilumJCM 7027a+++
  • a Bifidobacterial strain which fermented all three carbon sources.

  • b B. breve UCC 2003 is also known as NCIMB 8807.