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Table 3 Autoaggregation of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and coaggregation rates between LAB and L. monocytogenes Scott A, E. faecalis ATCC 19443 and L. sakei ATCC 15521 (%), cell hydrophobicity, lactose assimilation, presence of genes associated to beneficial properties tested in 15 selected LAB

From: Beneficial properties of lactic acid bacteria naturally present in dairy production

LAB Identification Autoaggregation (%) Coaggregation rates (%) Hydrophobicity (%) Beneficial related genes
L. monocytogenes Scott A E. faecalis ATCC 19443 L. sakei ATCC 15521   EF1249 EF2380 EF2662 prgB EFTu map mub
L. casei MSI1 68.9 61.6 53.5 55.9 99.8 + +
  MSI5 73.6 71.5 49.1 56.6 99.9 + +
  MRUV1 70.0 54.0 52.3 33.7 98.6 + + +
  MRUV6 68.7 58.9 52.4 56.8 99.1 + + +
L. acidophilus MVA3 69.4 69.6 55.8 59.9 99.4 + + +
L. nagelli MSIV4 63.4 67.4 60.6 65.3 99.3 + +
L. harbinensis MSI3 78.7 64.0 52.6 65.6 99.6 +
  MSIV2 71.1 64.3 66.4 48.3 98.8 + + + +
L. fermentum SIVGL1 62.9 65.5 49.7 55.8 97.3
L. plantarum MLE5 91.7 62.8 57.1 64.1 97.2 + +
  MSI2 86.9 57.8 50.9 57.4 99.5 + +
P. pentosaceus MLEV8 96.3 72.7 49.7 62.4 97.1 +
P. acidilactici MSI7 78.9 60.4 59.6 63.0 98.4 + + +
W. paramesenteroides MRUV3 50.0 57.9 46.2 58.0 98.8 + +
  MSAV5 67.4 62.1 55.0 63.1 96.2 + +
  1. *** Coaggregation test in plates: Weissella paramesenteroides with E. faecalis: 13 mm of inhibition halo (the only culture)