essential amino acid

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essential amino acid

[i′sen·chəl ə′mē·nō ‚as·əd]
(biochemistry)
Any of eight of the 20 naturally occurring amino acids that are indispensable for optimum animal growth but cannot be formed in the body and must be supplied in the diet.
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The amino acid profile, proximate and mineral composition of silkworm caterpillar (Anaphe infracta) meal as possible alternative to fish meal in the diets of cultural fish species.
Our results show that there is no significant difference in the amino acid profile of the amniotic fluids from late-incubation eggs from different broiler breeders of different ages.
The estimated CS of the protein ingredients, taken as reference to the amino acid profile of M.
The predictive value of amino acid profiles have been demonstrated for diseases such as cancer (1, 2), type-2 diabetes (3-5), and Alzheimer disease (6).
The nutritional quality of these selected fish species was assessed on the basis of essential amino acid profile of their muscle protein as compared to those of the standard protein of FAO (1991).
Ideal amino acid profile and dietary lysine specification for broiler chickens of 20 to 40 days of age.
Animal sources of protein have the full amino acid profile.
For amino acid profile, the sample was dried to constant weight, defatted using soxhlet extractor and hydrolysed in sealed glass ampoule at 105[degrees]C [+ or -] 5[degrees]C for 22 h using 7 mL of 6M HCl (Spackman et al.
Determination Of Amino Acid Profile: The amino acid profile in the samples was determined using methods described by Spackman et al, (1985).