Journal of Food Processing / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Essential amino acid scores of cassava and yam peels relative to provisional amino acid scoring pattern.

Amino acidStandard value⁢Amino acid scores (mg/g protein)
Cassava peelsYam peelsMeanSD%CV

Lys550.440.430.440.012.27
Thr400.570.540.560.023.57
Met + Cys350.310.220.270.0518.52
Ile400.780.430.610.1829.51
Leu700.600.510.560.058.93
Val500.620.630.630.011.59
Phe + Tyr600.800.700.750.056.66

Total3604.123.463.790.338.71

SD = standard deviation; CV = coefficient of variation; standard value of essential amino acid scores according to FAO/WHO/UNU [38].