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Human Milk Oligosaccharides as Primers for the Microbiome Immune System

Speakers: Clemens Kunz

Presented at Pediatric Allergy & Asthma Meeting (PAAM) 2019


Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) are remarkably unique components in breast milk that acts as primers for the immune system. Clinical studies backed by basic research position HMO as multifunctional components that shape the establishing gut microbiota and may contribute to immune development.