TABLE 1

Effects of carbon sources on BD1707 growth and EPS production in tomato juice containing 5% (wt/vol) individual carbon sources

Carbon sourceBiomass (g/liter)EPS concn (g/liter)
Amygdalin4.850.37
Arabinose3.490.17
Cellobiose5.580.46
Esculin2.810.14
Fructose4.060.33
Glucose3.670.25
Maltose3.980.26
Mannitol4.110.22
Mannitose4.210.23
Sucrose6.1215.12
Trehalose3.320.20
d-Xylose2.530.19