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Table 2 Compositions of FOS sugars and non-FOS sugars for in vitro prebiotic activity assay

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 (g/L) Molasses FOS—3 h Molasses FOS—9 h Sucrose FOS—3 h Sucrose FOS—9 h Commercial FOS Molasses Synthetic molasses Glucose Sucrose
GF2 3.9 ± 0.6 3.1 ± 0.4 3.9 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 0.3 3.6 ± 0.2
GF3 2.2 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.4 4.0 ± 0.2 4.8 ± 0.1 5.3 ± 0.1
GF4 0.1 ± 0.0 0.9 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.0 1.5 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.1
Fructose 1.1 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.1 - 0.6 ± 0.0 1.1 1.1
Glucose 1.3 1.3 10.0
Sucrose 2.6 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.1 7.7 7.7 10.0
Total non-FOS sugars 3.7 1.8 1.8 1.3
Total FOS 6.3 8.2 8.2 8.7 10.0
Total sugar 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Ethanol 1.6 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.4
Acetic acid 0.2 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1
Total metabolites 1.8 2.3 2.0 3.2