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Table 1 Composition of the experimental diets for Sprague-Dawley rats

From: Supplementary health benefits of soy aglycons of isoflavone by improvement of serum biochemical attributes, enhancement of liver antioxidative capacities and protection of vaginal epithelium of ovariectomized rats

Ingredients Content (%)
Casein 20.0
Sucrose 50.0
Cornstarch 15.0
Fiber 5.0
Corn oil 5.0
DL-methionine 0.3
AIN-Vitamin premixa 1.0
AIN-Mineral premixb 3.5
Choline bitartrate 0.2
Calculated value:  
Crude protein, % 18.78
Metabolizable energy, kJ/g 14.85
Lysine, % 1.42
Methionine, % 0.49
Ca, % 0.85
P, % 0.67
  1. aAIN vitamin mixture ingredient: Vitamin A, 22.01 IU/g; Vitamin D3, 4.5 IU/g; Vitamin E, 49.01 IU/g; Carotene, 4.5 ppm; Vitamin K, 0.5 ppm; Thiamin, 17.2 ppm; Riboflavine, 8.0 ppm; Niacin, 123.7 ppm; Pantothenic acid, 24.0 ppm; Folic acid, 5.9 ppm; Pyridoxine, 6.0 ppm; Biotin, 0.2 ppm; B12, 22.0 mcg/kg.
  2. bAIN mineral mixture ingredient: CaHPO4, 50%; NaCl, 7.4%; K3C6O5O7.H2O, 22%; K2SO4, 5.2%; MgO, 2.4%; MnSO4, 0.35%; FeSO4, 0.6%; ZnO, 0.16%; CuSO4, 0.03%; KIO3, 0.001%; Na2SeO3.5H2O, 0.001%; CrK(SO4)2. 12H2O, 0.055%.