oligosaccharides


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oligosaccharides

carbohydrates with 3-9 monosaccharide residues. The main dietary sources are vegetables, particularly seed legumes.

oligosaccharides (ol´igōsak´ərīdz),

n.pl carbohydrates that are formed by combining as few as two or as many as six monosaccharides.
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In addition to inhibition of pathogens, milk oligosaccharides also appear to stimulate the growth of various other bifidobacteria which are quite commonly found in the feces of breastfed infants.
The efficacy of cranberry xyloglucan SSGG oligosaccharides can now be tested in human clinical trials.
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Structural analyses of the newly synthesized GAGs and their oligosaccharides were performed by ion-spray mass spectrometry (17) and HPLC.
Work to establish the structure-function relationship of complex, non-linear and highly heterogeneous oligosaccharides need to be done in order to determine the structural variations in the sugar residues into specific functions.
Human Milk Oligosaccharides represent a major component of mother's milk, and provide short and long-term benefits to infants from birth onwards.
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Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are the third-largest solid component of milk.
Therefore, various oligosaccharides are now being added to livestock feed as prebiotics to improve animal health, production, and immune ability and to influence the gut microbiota (White et al.