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Table 1 Cell surface properties of L. helveticus NS8 and other probiotic cultures

From: Probiotic and anti-inflammatory attributes of an isolate Lactobacillus helveticus NS8 from Mongolian fermented koumiss

  Cell surface properties
Bacteria Adhesion (%) Aggregation (%) Hydrophobicity (%)
L. helveticus NS8 18.0 ± 1.3 a 78.8 ± 2.4 56.8 ± 1.0
L. acidophilus 1.2 4.6 ± 0.6 41.9 ± 3.1 33.8 ± 2.1
L. plantarum TH1 3.1 ± 0.1 22.5 ± 2.7 32.1 ± 0.5
  1. aAll the values are shown as mean ± SD of triplicate experiments