TABLE 3.

Essential amino acids for three different LAB

Strain (source or reference)Essential amino acids
L. lactis MG1363 (12)Glutamate, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, methionine, valine
L. plantarum WCFS1 (30)Arginine, cysteine, glutamate, isoleucine, leucine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, tyrosine, valine
S. thermophilus LMG18311
    (Table 2 and this study)Cysteine, histidine