Histidine, phenylalanine-tyrosine and tryptophan requirements for growth of the young kitten.

  title={Histidine, phenylalanine-tyrosine and tryptophan requirements for growth of the young kitten.},
  author={Pamela Ann Anderson and David H. Baker and P A Sherry and James E. Corbin},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={50 3},
Growth assays were conducted to estimate the minimal dietary requirement levels of histidine, tryptophan, phenylalanine and tyrosine for the young kitten. Dietary concentrations of histidine and tryptophan of .30 and .15%, respectively, were found to support optimal kitten performance. A preliminary study of the total aromatic amino acid (TAAA) requirement indicated that no more than 1.20% TAAA (.60% phenylalanine + .60% tyrosine) is required by the kitten. Subsequent experiments revealed no… 

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