Deciphering the antibacterial properties of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs)

Thursday, May 09, 2019

The authors have identified several HMOs with potent antimicrobial activity against the pathogen Group B Steptococcus, and uncovered the mechanism of action of HMO antimicrobial activity such as by increasing bacterial cell permeability.

Reference:

Craft KM and Townsend SD. Mother knows best: Deciphering the antibacterial properties of human milk oligosaccharides. Acc Chem Res. 2019;52(3):760-768.
 

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