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Nitrogen-to-Protein Conversion Factors for Cereals and Oilseed Meals.

R. Tkachuk. Copyright 1969 by the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Inc. 

Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factors were calculated for cereals and oilseed meals from quantitative amino acid data. The resulting values, varying from 5.4 to 5.8, indicate that the commonly used factors of 5.7 and 6.25 can overestimate the total protein content of cereals and oilseeds.

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