A chain or multiple chains of amino acids (more than 100). Proteins are composed of carbon, oxygen, hydrogen nitrogen (16% on average,found in the form of amino acids) and often sulfur. Proteins have important functions in the body. They are present in all plants and animals and they are essential in the ration of animals. See also Crude Protein.

Keywords:PROTEIN   Doc ID:56448
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-16 09:45 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:36 CST
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