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Table 3 Sugar utilization by ScF2 and its parental strains

From: Improved ethanol production by a xylose-fermenting recombinant yeast strain constructed through a modified genome shuffling method

  S. cerevisiae ScF2 P. stipitis
control - - -
Hexoses    
glucose +++ ++ ++
fructose + +++ ++
galactose ± + +
raffinose ± - -
mannose + + ++
rhamnose ± + +
Pentose    
xylose - +++ ++
L-arabinose - ± ±
D-arabinose - - -
ribose - ± ±
Disaccharides    
sucrose + + ++
lactose - - ±
cellobiose - +++ ++
Maltose + ++ +
  1. -, not growth; ±, feeble growth; +, slow growth; ++, moderate growth; +++, fast growth.