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close this bookEnergy and Protein requirements, Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, November 1994, London, UK, Supplement of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1994, 198 pages)
close this folderThe requirements of adult man for indispensable amino acids
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View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. The problem in defining requirements
View the document3. Protein quality
View the document4. The maintenance requirement (MR)
View the document5.Diurnal cycling: the Millward-Rivers model
View the document6. Theoretical basis of the MIT tracer balance studies
View the document7. Technical problems of tracer balance studies
View the document8. Results of the MIT tracer balance studies
View the document9. Relation between leucine oxidation and nitrogen excretion
View the document10. Factors relating to the design of tracer balance experiments
View the document11. Breakpoint analysis
View the document12. Effect of protein/amino acid intake on protein synthesis and breakdown
View the document13. The colon: losses or gains?
View the document14. Conclusion
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