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Table 1 FOS and non-FOS sugar ratios after treatment by invertase-deficient yeast

From: Transformation of sugarcane molasses into fructooligosaccharides with enhanced prebiotic activity using whole-cell biocatalysts from Aureobasidium pullulans FRR 5284 and an invertase-deficient Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1403-7A

Component Molasses   Sucrose Nutraflora P95
3 h 9 h   3 h 9 h
GF2a 1.00 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00
GF3 0.57 1.36   1.03 1.98 1.47
GF4 0.04 0.28   0.10 0.63 0.20
Fructose 0.28 0.43   0.00 0.23 b
Sucrose 0.67 0.16   0.47 0.29 b
  1. aThe concentrations of GF3, GF4, fructose and sucrose were compared to the concentrations of GF2
  2. bGlucose, fructose and sucrose were not detected in Nutraflora P95