protein turnover

(redirected from Protein accretion)

pro·tein turn·o·ver

(prō'tēn tŭrn'ō-vĕr)
The continuing breakdown and synthesis of proteins in the body, with recycling of amino acids.
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Impact of digestible energy levels at three different dietary amino acid levels on growth performance and protein accretion in Atlantic salmon.
Methionine-containing peptides can be used as methionine sources for protein accretion in cultured C2C12 and MAC-T cells.
Combining measurements of rates of protein accretion and protein synthesis allows for determination of protein growth efficiency, protein turnover, and protein degradation during development.
Beaufrere, "Slow and fast dietary proteins differently modulate postprandial protein accretion," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Carbohydrate Does Not Augment Exercise-Induced Protein Accretion versus Protein Alone.
(2010) found no variation in the rate of protein accretion in the carcass of pigs throughout the experimental period.
Boirie, et al., "Slow and Fast Dietary Proteins Differently Modulate Postprandial Protein Accretion," Proc.
Lysine is used as the reference AA mainly due to its importance for protein accretion and maintenance, the fact that its determination is relative easy, and numerous data have been collected for poultry [7, 18].
"We were not giving them any proteinat all for the first 2 days, and when we did, we weren't giving them enough to compensate for their protein accretion rate, which lead to a negative nitrogen balance," he added.
(9) Untrained athletes who begin a new resistance training program require extra protein for myofibrillar protein accretion in the first few months.