Overview: Oligosaccharides and Other Protective Components

  • David S. Newburg
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 501)


Nonantibody bioactive components constitute a major part of the innate immune system of human milk. Of these components, the glycoconjugates and oligosaccharides are present at the highest concentrations, with oligosaccharides present as the third highest concentration of all the solid components in human milk


Milk Sample Human Milk Innate Immune System Bovine Milk Intestinal Transit 
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  • David S. Newburg

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