Besides lactose and fat, human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) belong to the third most abundant group of milk components. Their monosaccharide composition and linkages are rather unique. Hence, HMOs are currently the most important nutritional gap between human milk and infant formula. Today, we are at the beginning of a new era as the large scale production of HMOs is possible and clinical studies are currently performed.
This is a video teaser with key points of the presentation of Professor Yvan Vandenpals during the NNI Satellite Symposia at DOHaD 2019. Click in the link below if you want to see Professor Yvan Vandenplas’s full talk: