TABLE 2.

Hydrolysis of FOS, sucrose, and inulin by cell extracts of L. paracasei 1195a

Growth substrateFOSSucroseInulin
Glucose6 ± 2.44 ± 0.74 ± 1.7
Fructose27 ± 4.230 ± 4.225 ± 4.9
Sucrose112 ± 2.885 ± 2.126 ± 1.4
Inulin142 ± 4.9113 ± 4.124 ± 3.5
FOS165 ± 4.2106 ± 3.549 ± 3.5
  • a Activities are expressed as nanomoles of fructose released per minute per milligram of protein (means ± standard deviations; n = 4).