Table 1

Amino acid composition of sericin
Amino acid Amount (%)
Serine (Ser) 33.63
Aspartic acid (Asp) 15.64
Glycine (Gly) 15.03
Threonine (Thr) 8.16
Glutamic acid (Glu) 4.61
Alanine (Ala) 4.10
Tyrosine (Tyr) 3.45
Methionine (Met) 3.39
Valine (Val) 2.88
Arginine (Arg) 2.87
Lysine (Lys) 2.35
Histidine (His) 1.06
Leucine (Leu) 1.00
Isoleucine (Ile) 0.56
Proline (Pro) 0.54
Cysteine (Cys) 0.44
Phenylalanine (Phe) 0.28

These mean values were obtained by triplicate analysis.

Aramwit et al.

Aramwit et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:119   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-119

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