PDCAAS


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PDCAAS

Abbreviation for protein digestibility corrected amino acid score.
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The highest PDCAAS value given to a food is 100% (1.
The truncation of PDCAAS values to 100% can be defended only for the limited number of situations in which the protein is to be used as the sole source of protein in the diet.
However, inspite of high BV, PDCAAS was low and proportion of total nitrogen intake lost in feces by rats fed on mucuna protein was significantly higher (6.
Under the recommendation to replace PDCAAS with DIAAS, dairy protein quality scores are estimated to increase, thereby more accurately reflecting the high quality of dairy proteins versus alternative protein sources.
0 or a perfect score on the PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score).