TABLE 2.

Results of independent growth studies with selected substances

StrainGrowth without supplementation (CFU/ml)Growth with supplementationa
Start of growthAfter 24 h0.2% Mannitol0.2% Galactose5% Ethylene glycol0.2% Sodium selenite
CFU/mlDifferencebCFU/mlDifferencebCFU/mlDifferencebCFU/mlDifferenceb
COL1.83 × 1071.41 × 10101.32 × 10119.389.37 × 10106.662.83 × 1092.01 × 10−12.80 × 1061.99 × 10−4
hemB mutant9.80 × 1061.18 × 1091.37 × 1091.165.33 × 1084.51 × 10−14.74 × 1084.02 × 10−15.00 × 1024.24 × 10−7
menD mutant3.92 × 1074.49 × 1081.60 × 1063.57 × 10−35.98 × 1081.333.70 × 1068.24 × 10−31.70 × 1023.79 × 10−7
  • a Growth was determined after 24 h.

  • b Difference between growth after 24 h without supplementation and growth after 24 h with supplementation.