TABLE 2.

Doubling time of S. mutans UA159 and JLrelA strains in TV broth supplemented with 0.5% glucose, lactose, fructose, mannose, or inulin

SupplementMean doubling time (min) ± SDa in broth with strain:
UA159JLrelA
Glucose80 ± 791 ± 4
Fructose73 ± 870 ± 5
Mannose227 ± 8257 ± 7*
Inulin434 ± 6338 ± 5*
  • a *, Statistically significant (P ≤ 0.01).