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Title: Current issues in determining dietary protein and amino-acid requirements

Author
item PENCHARZ, P - Hospital For Sick Children (SICKKIDS)
item JAHOOR, F - Children'S Nutrition Research Center (CNRC)
item KURPAD, A - St John'S National Academy Of Health Sciences
item MICHAELSEN, K - University Of Copenhagen
item SLATER, C - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
item TOME, D - Agro Paris Tech
item WEISELL, R - Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Submitted to: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/5/2014
Publication Date: 3/1/2014
Citation: Pencharz, P., Jahoor, F., Kurpad, A., Michaelsen, K.F., Slater, C., Tome, D., Weisell, R. 2014. Current issues in determining dietary protein and amino-acid requirements. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 68(3):285-286.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Pregnancy and the first two years of life are periods of rapid growth and yet the knowledge of requirements for protein and dietary indispensable amino acids is very limited. The development of carbon oxidation methods opens the way to studies that should fill these important gaps in knowledge.