Milk Glycans and Their Interaction with the Infant-Gut Microbiota.


Human milk is a unique and complex fluid that provides infant nutrition and delivers an array of bioactive molecules that serve various functions. Glycans, abundant in milk, can be found as free oligosaccharides or as glycoconjugates. Milk glycans are increasingly linked to beneficial outcomes in neonates through protection from pathogens and modulation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-food-030216-030207


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