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Innate Protection conferred by fucosylated Oligosaccharides of Human Breast Milk against Diarrhoea in breastfed Infants

HMOs are structurally similar to glycans, present on the surface of intestinal mucosal cells and act as competitive inhibitors of pathogen binding, thereby protecting the infants from enteric pathogens. Newburg investigated the predominance of 2-linked fucosylated HMOs in protecting the breastfed in... Read More


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