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Table 2 Amino acid composition of the specific protein-enriched enteral formula

From: A specific protein-enriched enteral formula decreases cortisolemia and improves plasma albumin and amino acid concentrations in elderly patients

Amino acid g/100 g protein
Alanine 4.02
Arginine 4.92
Aspartic Acid* 9.20
Cystine 1.05
Glutamic Acid* 22.68
Glycine 2.50
Histidine 2.52
Isoleucine 5.52
Leucine 9.67
Lysine 8.32
Methionine 2.47
Phenylalanine 4.87
Proline 9.09
Serine 5.27
Threonine 4.85
Tryptophan 1.32
Tyrosine 4.57
Valine 6.10
Branched-chain amino acids 21.29
Methionine + Cysteine 3.52
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 9.44
  1. * These values include asparragine and glutamine, which are converted to aspartic and glutamic acid, respectively, during the protein hydrolysis carried out in the analytical procedure