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Table 3 Nitrogen fraction and protein solubility of the experimental protein sources

From: Effect of different dietary protein sources on digestibility and growth performance parameters in lambs

Item Protein sources
SBM BCSM CSM SSM
Nitrogen fraction
Total protein 44.50 30.06 26.24 30.69
True protein (g) 39.44 25.37 23.12 23.13
True protein, % of total protein 88.63 84.40 88.11 75.37
Non-protein nitrogen (NPN) (g) 5.06 4.69 3.12 7.56
NPN, % of total protein 11.37 15.60 11.90 24.63
Protein solubility
Insoluble protein (g) 41.88 15.75 22.81 24.25
Insoluble protein,% of total protein 94.11 52.40 86.93 79.02
Soluble protein (g) 2.62 14.31 3.43 6.44
Soluble protein, % of total protein 5.89 47.60 13.07 20.98