TABLE 1.

Growth characteristics of Bifidobacterium longum BB536, Anaerostipes caccae DSM 14662, and Roseburia intestinalis DSM 14610 in MCB supplemented with 50 mM of fructose or 50 mM of fructose and 50 mM of acetate

StrainMean consumption ± SD (mM) of substrate:Mean production ± SD (mM) of metabolite:CR (%)Fructose depletion time (h)
FructoseAcetateLactateAcetateButyrateFormateEthanolSuccinateCO2a
B. longum BB53649.8 ± 0.410.7 ± 0.493.8 ± 1.439.0 ± 0.518.2 ± 2.00.60 ± 0.0299.415
A. caccae DSM 1466250.2 ± 0.240.1 ± 0.5100.486.648
49.3 ± 0.128.8 ± 0.356.1 ± 0.498.691.430
R. intestinalis DSM 1461047.9 ± 0.219.7 ± 0.255.6 ± 0.495.897.530
  • a Theoretical CO2 production by A. caccae DSM 14662 and R. intestinalis DSM 14610, according to the pathway proposed by Duncan et al. (16, 18).