Mutual Supplementation of Dietary Proteins for Meeting Protein Needs and overcoming Protein Shortage in Developing Countries


  • Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India


The primary function of dietary proteins is to provide amino acids in appropriate patterns for tlie synthesis of tissue proteins during growth, for the maintenance of established cellular nitrogenous constituents and for other metabolic needs. The nutritive value of a protein depends on its amino acid make-up.

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Food Science and Technology

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