Effects on germ-free and conventional quail of substituting isolated soya protein for free amino acids in a purified diet.

@article{Coates1977EffectsOG,
  title={Effects on germ-free and conventional quail of substituting isolated soya protein for free amino acids in a purified diet.},
  author={Marie E. Coates and Gina Harrison and Andrew Turvey},
  journal={British poultry science},
  year={1977},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={79-84}
}
1. Germ-free and conventional Japanese quail reared on a diet in which the nitrogen was supplied solely in the form of free amino acids grew well, but growth was significantly better in both environments when some of the amino acids were replaced by an equivalent quantity of isolated soya protein. 2. Although the small intestine was shorter in the birds… CONTINUE READING