Whole body amino acid composition of European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax), gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and turbot (Psetta maxima) with an estimation of their IAA requirement profiles

Type Article
Date 1998-09
Language English
Author(s) Kaushik Sadasivam1
Affiliation(s) 1 : INRA, Stn Hydrobiol, IFREMER, Unite Mixte,Lab Nutr Poissons, F-64310 St Pee sur Nivelle, France.
Source Aquatic Living Resources (0990-7440) (Gauthier-villars/editions Elsevier), 1998-09 , Vol. 11 , N. 5 , P. 355-358
DOI 10.1016/S0990-7440(98)80007-7
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Keyword(s) indispensable amino acids, whole body composition, requirement profile, nutrition, marine, teleosts

The amino acid compositions of whole body tissue of European seabass, gilthead seabream and turbot of two different size classes were determined. No significant differences were detected between species and the composition was not affected by body size. Based on whole body indispensable amino acids (IAA) to total IAA ratios (A/E ratios), the IAA requirement profiles for the three species were estimated and compared to data available to date for some amino acids, obtained using dose-response curves.

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