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Fructooligosaccharide Metabolism

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are short chain di-, tri- and polysaccharides that are composed of a glucose unit bonded to between 1 and 4 β(1-2) linked fructose units. A number of plant foods contain FOS (e.g. onion, leek, asparagus, garlic and artichoke) … Continue reading

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