Table 2

HMO concentrations in culture supernatant of the S. epidermidis and S. aureus isolates at t = 0 h and t = 30 h

HMOaHMO concn(μg/ml) atb:
t = 0 ht = 30 h
S. epidermidisS. aureus
Total10.9 × 103(10.7 ± 0.3) × 103(11.4 ± 0.1) × 103
2′FL2,5502,460 ± 732,526 ± 60
3′SL313325 ± 9331 ± 8
LNT2,2082,246 ± 702,309 ± 40
LNnT318313 ± 13316 ± 9
LNFP I2,7212,740 ± 782905 ± 19
LNFP II635661 ± 15696 ± 8
LSTb172187 ± 7191 ± 6
LSTc370359 ± 10383 ± 2
  • a Abbreviations: 2′FL, 2′-fucosyllactose; 3′FL, 3′-sialyllactose; LNT, lacto-N-tetraose; LNFP I, lacto-N-fucopentaose 1; LNFP II, lacto-N-fucopentaose 2; LSTb, sialyl-lacto-N-tetraose b; LSTc, sialyl-lacto-N-tetraose c.

  • b None of the HMO fractions measured decreased after incubation with bacteria. The values for t = 0 represent both isolates.