Potent Inhibitory Effects of D-tagatose on the Acid Production and Water-insoluble Glucan Synthesis of Streptococcus mutans GS5 in the Presence of Sucrose

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Sawada, Daijo; Ogawa, Takaaki; Miyake, Minoru; Hasui, Yoshinori; Yamaguchi, Fuminori; Izumori, Ken; Tokuda, Masaaki;
  • Publisher: Okayama University Medical School
  • Journal: Acta Medica Okayama,volume 69,issue 2,pages105-111 (issn: 0386-300X)
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  • Subject: D-tagatose | acid production | Streptococcus mutans | xylitol | water-insoluble glucan
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | carbohydrates (lipids)

We examined and compared the inhibitory effects of D-tagatose on the growth, acid production, and water-insoluble glucan synthesis of GS5, a bacterial strain of Streptococcus mutans, with those of xylitol, D-psicose, L-psicose and L-tagatose. GS5 was cultured for 12h in... View more
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