MODERN BREEDING APPROACHES TO ENHANCING SOY PROTEIN QUALITY

Soybean meal is the dominant protein source for livestock and human nutrition. The nutritional value of soy protein can be further enhanced through genetic selection for elevated levels of growth limiting amino acids such as the sulphur-containing amino acids, methionine, and cysteine. Soy meal also contains phytate, a phosphorous compound that is not digestible by…

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