Table 1.

Chemical composition of the GOS preparation RP-G28 used in the present study

Component% of GOS/RP-G28
Glucose<0.1
Galactose<0.1
Lactose<3.2
GOS total95–97
GOS-1 (Hexa)11–16
GOS-2 (Penta)
GOS-3 (Tetra)26–30
GOS-4 (Tri)56–59
GOS-5 (di)<0.2
GOS-6 (mono)0.5–2.2