3FL_structures

3-Fucosyllactose or 3FL is a unique HMO…

Whereas most HMO concentrations decrease over stage of lactation, the opposite is true for 3FL.

3FL reduces risk of infections by pathogens, very much complimentary to 2’FL.

Of special interest is the strong effect that 3FL on colon motor contractions; in an animal study 3FL is shown to diminish colon motor contraction twice as much as 2’FL.

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Chemical structures 3D_final