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Table 1 Carbohydrates, used for DNA microarray studies, listed with glycoside structure and type, supplier and purity

From: Transcriptional analysis of oligosaccharide utilization by Bifidobacterium lactisBl-04

Carbohydrate Structure1 Glycoside type DP2 Manufacturer or supplier Purity (as given by Manufacturer or supplier)
Glucose Glcp glucoside 1 Sigma > 99%
GOS [β-d-Galp-(1–4)]n-d-Glcp galactoside 2–6 Dupont > 94% DP ≥ 2
Melibiose α-d-Galp-(1–6)-d-Glcp galactoside 2 Sigma > 98%
Raffinose α-d-Galp-(1–6)-d-Glcp-(α1,β2)-D-Fruf galactoside 3 Sigma > 99%
Stachyose [α-d-Galp-(1–6)]2-d-Glcp-(α1,β2)-d-Fruf galactoside 4 Sigma > 98%
Isomaltose α-d-Glcp-(1–6)-d-Glcp glucoside 2 Sigma > 98%
Panose α-d-Glcp(1–6)-α-d-Glcp-(1–4)-d-Glcp glucoside 3 Sigma > 98%
Maltotriose α-d-Glcp-(1–4)-α-d-Glcp-(1–4)-d-Glcp glucoside 3 Dupont > 95%
Cellobiose β-d-Glcp-(1–4)-d-Glcp glucoside 2 Fluka AG > 99%
Gentiobiose β-d-Glcp-(1–6)-d-Glcp glucoside 2 Sigma > 98%
Xylobiose β-d-xylp-(1–4)-d-xylp xyloside 2 Dupont > 95%
XOS [β-d-xylp-(1–4)]m-d-xylp xyloside 2–7 Shandong Longlive Bio-technology Co., Ltd, (China) > 90%3
  1. 1n = 1–5 as previously described ([70]), m =1–6 as stated by manufacturer.
  2. 2Degree of polymerization.
  3. 3The XOS composition and purity was previously determined [60].