Journal of Food Processing / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Amino Acid Profiles, Total Nitrogen Contents, and Computed-Protein Efficiency Ratios of Manihot esculenta Root and Dioscorea rotundata Tuber Peels

Table 1

Amino acid profile (g/100 g protein) of cassava and yam peels.

Amino acidCassava peelsYam peels MeanSD%CV

Lysc2.422.362.300.031.26
Hisc1.080.951.020.076.40
Argc3.233.153.190.041.25
Thrc2.272.162.220.062.70
Metc0.540.370.460.0919.57
Ilec3.131.702.420.7229.75
Phec2.822.292.560.2710.55
Leuc4.173.583.880.307.75
Valc3.103.163.130.330.95
Aspb3.313.213.260.051.53
Asnb2.692.602.650.051.89
Serb1.591.411.500.096.00
Glub3.923.753.840.092.34
Glnb2.622.502.560.062.34
Prob1.621.391.510.127.95
Glyb2.402.412.410.000.00
Alab3.313.313.310.000.00
Cysb0.550.410.480.0714.50
Tyrb1.991.901.950.052.56

Values are means of triplicate determinations; c = essential amino acids; b = nonessential amino acids; SD = standard deviation; CV = coefficient of variation.