Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and microbiome modulate neonatal rotavirus infection

Monday, Jan 07, 2019

This study provided insights on the potential role of bioactive components in human milk such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and the microbiome in impacting the performance of live, attenuated rotavirus vaccines.

Reference:

Ramani S, et al. Human milk oligosaccharides, milk microbiome and infant gut microbiome modulate neonatal rotavirus infection. Nature. 2018;9:5010.

Other article that you might be interested in:

Literature Library – Immunological effects of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs)

Link to Publication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6258677/


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