amino acids

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amino acids

1. Molecular building blocks of proteins.
2. Organic compounds that form the ingredients of proteins.
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Efficiency of utilization of essential amino acids in growing rats at different levels of intake.
The Aloe Vera plant contains many essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals and calcium.
As for the aphids, they apparently need the bacteria to supplement their diet of plant sap, which lacks essential amino acids and other nitrogen-carrying compounds.
The chips also contain an average of 63% more fiber and 20% more protein than blue corn tortilla chips, as well as seven of the nine essential amino acids.
Whey proteins are a rich source of these essential amino acids and rapidly elevate plasma amino acids, thus providing the foundations for preservation of muscle mass.
Among non-essential amino acids, alanine, glutamic acid, serine, tyrosine and total non essential amino acid digestibilities were increased linearly (p<0.
It can also cause deterioration of food during food storage and processing, resulting in a decrease in nutritional quality through the formation of anti-nutritional and toxic compounds, the destruction of essential amino acids and reduced digestibility of food proteins.
Only analyzed meal mixes using a milk- or soybean-based protein contained all the essential amino acids required for human nutrition, they report in the recently issued November JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY.
Animal proteins contain more essential amino acids and are therefore called 'first-class proteins'.
Formulated with an Endurance Blend (TM) of proteins (fast-absorbing whey protein and slower-absorbing soy & casein), Designer Whey Sustained Energy provides a steady supply of essential amino acids over a longer period while also helping control hunger.
Solpro 735 is an isolated soy protein containing a balance of essential amino acids, with a calcium level of 3% and a protein level of 80%.
Essential amino acids are not made in the body and, therefore, must come from the food we eat.