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Table 3 Amino acid composition of the experimental diets (mg/g)

From: Dietary intake of cod and scallop reduces atherosclerotic burden in female apolipoprotein E-deficient mice fed a Western-type high fat diet for 13 weeks

  Dietary treatments
  Chicken Cod-scallop
Hydroxyproline 0.2 0.2
Histidine 4.5 2.2
Taurine 0.1 5.3
Serine 5.8 5.7
Arginine 8.1 8.9
Glycine 5.7 10.1
Asparagine + aspartic acid 15.4 15.2
Glutamine + glutamic acid 23.6 22.2
Threonine 6.6 5.7
Alanine 9.0 8.3
Proline 5.2 4.1
Lysine 14.7 13.2
Tyrosine 3.5 3.0
Methionine 6.3 6.3
Valine 7.6 6.1
Isoleucine 7.3 6.1
Leucine 12.0 10.6
Phenylalanine 5.5 4.7
Cysteine 1.9 2.1
Tryptophan 1.62 1.23
SAA 144.52 135.93
EAA1 66.12 56.13
BCAA2 26.9 22.8
  1. SAA sum amino acids; 1Sum of essential amino acids (histidine, isoleucine, leucine, methionine, lysine, valine, tryptophane, threonine, phenylalanine). 2Sum of branched-chain amino acids (isoleucine, leucine and valine)