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Oligosaccharides in human milk

Carbohydrates are one of the main components found in milk. The major carbohydrate in milk is lactose, but human milk also contains high amounts of more complex carbohydrates named oligosaccharides (hMOS). Interested to explore what hMOS are and what their function is? Have a look at the infographic below.

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Human milk oligosaccharides (hMOS)

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