TABLE 1.

Identification by partial sequencing the 16S rRNA V1-V2 gene region of EPS-producing Bifidobacterium strains of human intestinal origin employed in this study

SpeciesStrainOriginGenBank accession no.
B. animalisC64MRRectal mucosaEU430030
E43FecesEU430031
B. pseudocatenulatumA102FecesEU430027
C52FecesEU430029
E63FecesEU430025
E515FecesEU430026
H34GFecesEU430028
B. longumE44FecesEU430035
H67FecesEU430032
H73FecesEU430033
L55FecesEU430034