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protein, reference

protein, reference A theoretical concept of the perfect protein which is used with 100% efficiency at whatever level it is fed in the diet. Used as a means of expressing recommended intakes. The nearest approach to this theoretical protein are egg and human milk proteins, which are used with 90–100% efficiency when fed at low levels in the diet (4%), but not when fed at high levels (10–15%).

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reference protein

reference protein See protein, reference.

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