Amplification product obtained from rec A multiplex PCR assay. Lane labelled S; 1 kb ladder from Fermentas, Lane 1, 2 and 3, PCR amplification products from Lb. paraplantarum LTH 5200T, Lb. pentosus DSM 20314T and Lb. plantarum subsp. plantarum DSM 20174T respectively. Lane 4; S1, 5; S2, 6; LA113, 7; Leuc. pseudomesenteroides L8 (negative control), 8; L142, 9; L106, 10; L260, 11; L415, 12; L263, 13; L547, 14; L544, 15; L499 (negative control), 16; MillQ water (control). DNA from negative control strains was not amplified. Lane numbers are indicated in bold.