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Effects of a new mixture of prebiotics on faecal flora and stools in term infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14599046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A double-blind, randomized, controlled study was performed in 90 full term infants to evaluate dose-related bifidogenic effects of a new synergistic mixture of galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and fructo-oligosacharides (FOS). The GOS/FOS mixture showed a dose-dependent stimulatory effect on the intestinal growth of bifidobacteria. Also stool consistency and faecal pH were positively affected.
G E Moro; F Mosca; V Miniello; S Fanaro; J Jelinek; B Stahl; G Boehm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0803-5326     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Suppl     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-05     Completed Date:  2004-12-21     Revised Date:  2008-05-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315043     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Suppl     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Center for Infant Nutrition, Macedonio Melloni Maternity Hospital, Postgraduate School of Paediatrics, Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Bifidobacterium / growth & development
Dietary Carbohydrates / pharmacology
Double-Blind Method
Feces / microbiology*
Fructose / chemistry,  pharmacology
Galactose / chemistry,  pharmacology
Infant Formula / chemistry,  pharmacology*
Infant, Newborn
Intestines / microbiology*
Oligosaccharides / chemistry,  pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates; 0/Oligosaccharides; 26566-61-0/Galactose; 30237-26-4/Fructose

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