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any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

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Oligosaccharides are complex sugars composed of a variable number of monosaccharide units and are among the most biologically diverse and important carbohydrates in biological systems.
The effects of several oligosaccharides on growth performance, nutrient digestibilities, and cecal microbial populations in young chicks.
2) HILICpak(TM) VN-50 for analysis of oligosaccharides
The xyloglucan oligosaccharides were purified from enzyme-treated cranberry pulp, the outer skin and material left over after juice is pressed out of cranberries.
Use of mannan oligosaccharides during <<post-weaning enteric sindrome>> in rabbits/ : effect on in vivo performance from 35 to 60 days.
Hence, to break further the oligosaccharides to monosaccharide (i.
These oligosaccharides serve as sustenance for an elite class of microbes known to promote a healthy gut, while less desirable bacteria lack the machinery needed to digest them.
Instead of using a basic qualitative measure of relative abundance, raw peak intensity data could be used to calculate ratios between different oligosaccharides, both pathological and physiologically present species.
For instance, scientists have discovered that breast milk contains oligosaccharides, complex sugars that babies can't even digest.
Indigestible oligosaccharides have been shown to normalize blood glucose and insulin concentration thereby promoting good health and preventing diseases, such as diabetes.
039503v1) In a paper published Wednesday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, an international team of researchers say that higher concentrations of human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO -- a kind of complex carbohydrate that's the third-most abundant ingredient in breast milk -- were associated with protection against HIV transmission in a group of Zambian mothers.
2) GAG chains display many biological functions, which can be ascribed to the domain structures of only a few oligosaccharides, such as inhibition activity against blood coagulation.
The diverse oligosaccharide structures on glycoproteins and -lipids are involved in numerous molecular interactions in physiologic and pathologic situations, and defining these oligosaccharides can be a challenging task.
Jennewein Biotechnologie has announced that the company has signed a license agreement with Pfizer Nutrition to develop and market two Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs).