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Table 1 Growth substrates that differentiate E. coli strains in B2 phylogroup from other strains

From: Escherichia coli B2 strains prevalent in inflammatory bowel disease patients have distinct metabolic capabilities that enable colonization of intestinal mucosa

Phylogroup B2 Other phylogroups
Growth Substrates AIEC IBD (%) Commensal IBD (%) ExPEC (%) InPEC (%) Commensal (%) Shigella (%)
Fructoselysine 0 3.2 0 90.9 69.2 87.5
Psicoselysine 0 3.2 0 90.9 69.5 87.5
Melibiose 4.6 6.5 33.3 81.8 57.7 100
L-Xylulose 4.6 6.5 33.3 45.5 69.2 12.5
Cyanate 4.6 6.5 33.3 90.9 65.4 0
Phenylpropanoate 4.6 6.5 33.3 90.91 65.4 12.5
Xanthosine 5’-phosphate 77.3 93.6 77.8 45.5 38.5 0
Xanthosine 77.3 93.6 77.8 45.5 38.5 0