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Table 3 Carbon sources specific to P. arrhenomanes and/or P. graminicola, and/or shared with P. inflatum

From: Pythium species from rice roots differ in virulence, host colonization and nutritional profile

Carbon source P. arrhenomanes* P. graminicola* P. inflatum*
D-alanine + - -
D-serine + - -
Itaconic acid + - -
L-threonine + - -
Formic acid + + -
Hydroxy-L-proline + + -
α-ketobutyric acid + + -
Citric acid + - +
D-galactose + - +
D-mannitol + - +
D-sorbitol + - +
L-serine + - +
N-acetyl-D-galactosamine + - +
Pyruvic acid + - +
Pyruvic acid methyl ester + - +
Succinamic acid + - +
Xylitol + - +
Adonitol - + +
Bromosuccinic acid - + +
D-arabitol - + +
Lactulose - + +
  1. * + or - indicate if the Pythium spp. could respectively grow or not on the according carbon sources. Statistical analyses were performed using Kruskal-Wallis non-parametric tests in SPSS 21 (SPSS Inc.) (α = 0.05, P ≤ α).