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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But extracting or producing human milk oligosaccharides on an affordable, industrial scale won't be easy.
Stefan Jennewein, Managing Director and Cofounder of Jennewein Biotechnologie, underlines, "Complex oligosaccharides in general and HMOs in particular show an enormous potential for use in human nutrition.
The effects of several oligosaccharides on growth performance, nutrient digestibilities, and cecal microbial populations in young chicks.
For instance, the oligosaccharides at Asn-289 of recombinant human plasminogen expressed in both Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) and Mamestra brassicae cell lines have been compared with human serum plasminogen.
Inulin is a naturally occurring oligosaccharide that feeds bifidobacteria in the large intestine.
It plays a key role in the perception of chitin oligosaccharide elicitor in the rice cells.
My only real criticism of the book is that in chapter 2, Nutritional requirements, there should be more information on the oligosaccharides in human milk.
One group of babies was fed infant formula containing the 'prebiotic' oligosaccharide mixture.
The new microbial strains are enhanced producers of low-energy sugars, digestion-stimulating oligosaccharides and essential B-vitamins.
The result: beans with lower levels of gas-producing oligosaccharides.
It is when bacteria in the intestine consume the oligosaccharides that baked-bean eaters feel the embarrassing after-effects.
Functional oligosaccharides in China hadn't achieved commercialization until IMO was produced in large-scale by Baolingbao Biology Co.