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Table 1 Percentage of bacterial strains able to growth and secrete EPS on solid media containing a mixture of different concentrations of mannitol (1%) or sucrose (5%) as carbon sources

From: Bioprospecting of exopolysaccharide-producing bacteria from different natural ecosystems for biopolymer synthesis from vinasse

Source Number of tested strains EPS-producing strains (%)
Soil 13 38.5
Lignocellulosic biomass 41 14.6
Bakery products 45 6.7