Sialic acid in human milk: composition and functions.


Breast milk is the best nutrient source for infants. It contains all elements needed for a normal growth and development of infants. Human milk contains a large amount of sialic acid compared with bovine milk. Sialic acid contained in oligosaccharides, glycolipids and glycoproteins in milk is considered to play important roles in physiological functions in… (More)


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@article{Nakano2001SialicAI, title={Sialic acid in human milk: composition and functions.}, author={T. Nakano and M. Sugawara and H. Kawakami}, journal={Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi}, year={2001}, volume={42 1}, pages={11-7} }