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Table 2 Amino acid and taurine concentrations in the experimental diets

From: Influence of protein concentration and quality in a canned diet on urine composition, apparent nutrient digestibility and energy supply in adult cats

   Low protein quality High protein quality
36.7% 45.0% 56.1% 36.2% 43.3% 54.9%
Aspartic acid g/kg DM 26.5 33.3 38.7 25.1 33.8 42.9
Threonine g/kg DM 14.2 17.8 20.2 14.1 18.3 23.6
Serine g/kg DM 14.6 18.9 21.9 14.8 18.5 23.2
Glutamic acid g/kg DM 35.9 40.0 49.0 35.7 38.9 44.1
Glycine g/kg DM 36.0 39.1 52.6 28.0 23.8 36.6
Alanine g/kg DM 18.9 26.6 32.9 17.6 23.1 30.3
Valine g/kg DM 18.0 22.4 25.9 12.2 22.4 27.0
Isoleucine g/kg DM 12.8 16.1 17.8 9.2 17.2 21.2
Leucine g/kg DM 24.7 31.4 37.6 24.4 32.4 39.3
Tyrosine g/kg DM 10.4 13.8 16.1 10.6 14.9 18.7
Phenylalanine g/kg DM 13.9 18.3 21.6 14.1 18.8 24.1
Histidine g/kg DM 12.0 15.4 15.5 10.9 17.1 20.8
Lysine g/kg DM 21.6 28.3 33.6 20.9 29.6 36.5
Arginine g/kg DM 17.3 24.9 30.5 15.4 23.6 31.2
Proline g/kg DM 16.1 25.0 30.3 15.9 17.3 23.4
Methionine g/kg DM 6.29 8.77 10.1 5.74 9.86 11.6
Cysteine g/kg DM 6.47 7.67 8.93 6.63 8.75 10.4
Hydroxyproline g/kg DM 3.76 8.45 9.44 2.56 3.76 4.45
Taurine g/kg DM 5.32 4.36 3.90 4.13 3.81 3.85