Methionine Content of Cereals and Legumes

@article{Rudra1950MethionineCO,
  title={Methionine Content of Cereals and Legumes},
  author={M. Rudra and L. M. Chowdhury},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1950},
  volume={166},
  pages={568-568}
}
THE methionine content of cereals and legumes widely used in India has been measured. Determinations were made with a Lumetron photo-electric colorimeter using the sodium nitroprusside method of McCarthy and Sullivan1 as modified by Csonka and Denton2, and further modified by us3. The values shown in the accompanying table give the mean of at least two determinations. It is seen that the vetch pea is very poor in methionine content. The relationship between this very low methionine content of… Expand
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