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Table 1 Experimental Diets

From: Canavanine-induced longevity in mice may require diets with greater than 15.7% protein

Nutrient Basal (Agway Prolab 1000) Basal Diet + canavanine
Dry Master % 89.88 89.78
All others on DMBasis   
NX6.25 % 15.70 17.84
Lipids % 7.05 6.94
Ash % 6.54 6.44
Gross Energy kcal/g 4.5 4.5
Estimated Metabolizable Energy kcal/ 3.3 3.3
Calcium % 0.90 0.89
Phosphorus % 0.8 0.79
Arginine % 0.81 0.80
Canavanine % ----- 1.05