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Prevention of Infection By Bovine Milk Oligosaccharides

David Mills of the University of California, Davis in the U.S. will test whether oligosaccharides found in cow's milk can be used to enrich nutritional strategies of children who have been weaned. While human milk contains oligosaccharides that have been shown protect breast-feeding infants, the older children could benefit from enrichment of intestinal microbiota to prevent intestinal diseases.

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