Functional Insights in HMOs, Key early Life Bioactives

person Hanne Tytgat
Topic(s): Gut Microbiota


Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) are indigestible bioactive components of breastmilk. HMOs drive gut barrier and immune maturation primarily through the establishment of a healthy gut microbiome in early life. Current research efforts focus on understanding their mode of action to drive long term health.