Table 1: Composition of the experimental dietsa.

Ingredient(g/100 g)

Casein20.0
L-Cystine0.3
Cornstarch 49.95
Sucrose10.0
Oilb10.0
Cellulose 5.0
Mineral mixturec 3.5
Vitamin mixturec1.0
Choline bitartrate0.25
tert-Butylhydroquinone0.0014

Energy (kcal/g) 3.8
Protein energy ratio (%)21.3
Fat energy ratio (%)24.7
Carbohydrate energy ratio (%)54.0

Composition for all ingredients is given in grams per 100 g of diet.
bOil: SOD (soybean oil is added in SOD), SHD (shortening is added in SHD).
cMineral and vitamin mixtures were based on the AIN-93G formulation [8].