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What does GOS stand for?

GOS stands for Galacto-Oligosaccharide (saccharide polymer)

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2005; Prashanth and Mulimani, 2005), which is an exo-glycosidase catalyzing the hydrolysis of terminal nonreducing [alpha]-1,6-linked galactosyl residues from a wide range of galacto-oligosaccharides and polysaccharides (Naumoff, 2004).
The most commonly used prebiotics are inulin type fructans (inulin, oligofructose, fructo-oligosaccharides) and galacto-oligosaccharides.
Other poorly absorbed short-chain carbuhyilnites considered good targets for intervention were polyols such as sorbitol, which are generally poorly absorbed; and fructans (fructo-oligosaccharides) and galacto-oligosaccharides such as raffinose.
GOS Consumption May Mitigate Stress-Related Conditions Supplementation with galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS) during periods of stress may help reduce symptoms of gastrointestinal dysfunction and support the body's natural defenses, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.