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- Sakomura, Nilva K., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- BMC veterinary research 2018 v.14 no.1 pp. 364
- amino acid metabolism; amino acid requirements; body weight changes; cystine; diet; feed conversion; feed intake; methionine; poultry; regression analysis; veterinary medicine
- ... BACKGROUND: Assuming that part of Methionine (Met) is converted into Cystine (Cys), but ignoring the rates with which such phenomenon occurs may lead to an excessive supply of Met in poultry diets. Such inconvenient could be easily avoided with the knowledge of the ideal Met:Cys/Total sulfur amino acids (TSAA) ratio and the rates of Met conversion into Cys. RESULTS: Met sources did not affect perf ...