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Growing good bugs with mom’s milk

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Science Translational Medicine  18 Oct 2017:
Vol. 9, Issue 412, eaap8172
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aap8172

Abstract

A strain of Propionibacterium found in the gut of breast milk–fed infants confers immune protective effects that may mitigate risk of necrotizing enterocolitis.

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