Study Detail

TitleThe Fecal Microbial Community of Breast-fed Infants from Georgia and Armenia
Study TypeOther
Abstract Oligosaccharides from breast milk are believed to help shape the infant intestinal microbiota through their ability to feed specific bacterial groups, in particular Bifidobacterium. In a subset of mothers the fucosyltransferase 2 (“secretor”) gene is mutationally inactivated, which leads to milk lac .. [more]
Center NameUniversity of California San Diego Microbiome Initiative