TABLE 1.

Lactobacillus plantarum strains used in this study

StrainAlternative designationRAPD groupaOriginSource or referenceb
WCFS1NCIMB 8826GLp1Human salivaNCIMB
ATCC 14917LMG 6907GLp1Pickled cabbageATCC
ATCC 8014LMG 1284GLp1Maize ensilageATCC
NCDO 1193LMG 9209GLp1VegetablesNCIMB
299DSM 6595Human colon32
299vDSM 9843GLp1cHuman intestine24
LP80DSM 4229GLp1SilageC. Platteeuw
LMG 18021GLp1cMilk, SenegalBCCM
LM3Silage34
NC8GLp1cGrass silage3
CIP10444061AGLp1Human stoolCIP
CIP10444161PGLp1Human stoolCIP
SF2A35BGLp2Sour cassava, South America18
NCIMB 12120GLp2Ogi, NigeriaNCIMB
LP85-2GLp2Silage, France9
CIP104452GLp1Human tooth abcessCIP
CIP10445061BRGLp1Human stoolCIP
CIP10445161CAGLp1Human urineCIP
CIP10444861BBGLp1Human stoolCIP
CIP102359Human spinal fluidCIP
  • a According to Bringel et al. (10).

  • b NCIMB, National Collections of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria, Aberdeen, Scotland; ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Va.; BCCM, Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Micro-organisms; CIP, Collection de l'Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

  • c F. Bringel, unpublished data.