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Table 3 L-fucose utilization and metabolite formation

From: Fucosyllactose and L-fucose utilization of infant Bifidobacterium longum and Bifidobacterium kashiwanohense

Strain Substrate used Metabolite formed
  L-fucose (mM) lactate (mM) acetate (mM) 1,2-PD (mM)
B. longum subsp. infantis DSM 20088 −3.4 ± 0.3 4.0 ± 0.5 1.3 ± 1.3 3.9 ± 0.8
B. longum subsp. infantis TPY12-1 −6.2 ± 0.8 3.7 ± 3.8 1.6 ± 2.2 5.3 ± 0.4
B. longum subsp. suis BSM11-5 −11.4 ± 2.9 5.6 ± 2.2 10.5 ± 2.7 10.0 ± 3.1
B. kashiwanohense DSM 21854 0 4.0 ± 1.7 3.5 ± 1.4 0
  1. Strains were grown in API medium with L-fucose (30 mM) and 0.4 mM glucose as carbohydrate sources for 48 h. L-fucose, lactate, acetate, and 1,2-PD were analysed with HPLC-RI (n = 3)