essential amino acid

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an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize

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The trend for the non-essential amino acids is similar to that recorded for the essential amino acids (Table 3).
Plasma amino acid concentrations may be useful in determining the optimum blood sampling time and evaluating protein quality and essential amino acid requirements.
Determination of the total essential amino acid (TEAA) to the total amino acid (TAA) (TEAA/TAA); total sulphur amino acid (TSAA); percentage cystine in TSAA (% Cys/TSAA); total aromatic amino acid (TArAA); etc.
The reference pattern represents the essential amino acid requirements of a 2- to 5-year-old child.
L-Leucine is an essential amino acid that promotes muscle synthesis.
The investigators were able to identify some essential amino acids in the samples.
Every six chicks received a basal diet or a diet deficient in a single essential amino acid (Table 3) by intubation according to their daily MBW while water was provided ad libitum.
They have become little factories for essential amino acid manufacture," says Baumann.
Further, this study examines the current state of the commercial essential amino acid business, presents an in-depth analysis that forecasts and tracks significant change in the marketplace and identifies those amino acids with current or potentially greater commercial significance.
Amaranth contains lysine, an essential amino acid in the human diet that is commonly unavailable in other cereals.
Methionine is an essential amino acid for poultry, swine, cattle and aquaculture diets.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About caseins and caseinates Caseins are proteins found in milk; they have an essential amino acid composition, which is required for the development and growth of humans.
One of the most important properties of legume proteins is their high content of lysine, an essential amino acid, and their lack of sulphur-containing amino acids.
As a part of our consecutive studies on the essential amino acid requirements of rainbow trout, the purpose of the present investigation was to estimate the dietary threonine requirement based on the plasma free threonine and ammonia concentrations in dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout.