The Skeletal Muscle Anabolic Response to Plant- versus Animal-Based Protein Consumption.

@article{vanVliet2015TheSM,
  title={The Skeletal Muscle Anabolic Response to Plant- versus Animal-Based Protein Consumption.},
  author={Stephan van Vliet and Nicholas A. Burd and Luc J. C. van Loon},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={145 9},
  pages={
          1981-91
        }
}
Clinical and consumer market interest is increasingly directed toward the use of plant-based proteins as dietary components aimed at preserving or increasing skeletal muscle mass. However, recent evidence suggests that the ingestion of the plant-based proteins in soy and wheat results in a lower muscle protein synthetic response when compared with several animal-based proteins. The possible lower anabolic properties of plant-based protein sources may be attributed to the lower digestibility of… 
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