oa South African Medical Journal - The biological assessment of protein quality: effects of consuption of 'crude fibre', NaCl and body hair on faecal nitrogen excretion in the rat
|Article Title||The biological assessment of protein quality: effects of consuption of 'crude fibre', NaCl and body hair on faecal nitrogen excretion in the rat|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 National Nutrition Research Institute, CSIR, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jun 1969|
|Pages||776 - 786|
|Keyword(s)||Animal study, Biological assessment, Body hair, Crude fibre consumption, Faecal nitrogen excretion, NaCl, Protein quality and Rat|
Investigations were made regarding the effects on faecal N output and the concomitant effects on protein digestibility data of (a) the crude fibre and (b) the NaCI contents of the experimental diet, and (c) consumption of body hair (trichophagy) by the experimental animal.
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