NTR 500-6-Protein turnover

NTR 500-6-Protein turnover - Proteinturnover&...

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Nitrogen balance Defined as the difference between N  intake and N loss: Positive N balance,  if  N intake  exceeds  loss Negative N balance,  if we lose more N  than we consume
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Obligatory N loss Source                              mg N/Kg/day  Urine                                        37  Feces                                        12  Cutaneous                                 3  Others                                        2                                                    ------  Total                                       54-70  ( mean±2SD)
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Obligatory N loss, cont. This is equivalent to 23.65-30.62 gm protein/ day for 70 Kg individual   or    0.3-0.4 gm protein/kg/day     which represents the minimum protein  requirement 
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Contribution of specific organs to  total metabolism Organ                      weight(%)                 Met.Rate(%) Kidney                         0.5                              8
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course NTR 503 taught by Professor Dr.lisa during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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