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The biotin requirement of rats fed 20 percent egg white

Author:
Klevay, L.M.
Source:
Journal of nutrition 1976 v.106 no.11 pp. 1643
ISSN:
0022-3166
Subject:
biotin, nutrient requirements, rats, diet, egg albumen, cholesterol metabolism, blood lipids, blood serum, cholesterol, animal growth, growth retardation
Abstract:
The biotin requirement of rats fed a diet based upon 62.4% sucrose, 20.0% egg white and 10.0% corn oil was determined using growth for 60 days as the criterion. Maximal growth and maximal concentration of cholesterol in plasma occurred when the diet contained 2.00 mg biotin/kg. Growth depression was noted in one of two experiments in which there were 3.00 mg of biotin/kg of diet.
Agid:
44868
Handle:
10113/44868