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Name Definition
Tannins (eq. tannic acid)

Tannins, obtained by methods aiming to assess "total" tannins, including the Daibler method (ferric ammonium citrate, NF V03 751) or the Folin-Denis method.

Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin)

Condensed tannins, non hydrolysable, based on leuco-anthocyanidins, usually obtained by a vanilin-HCl method and expressed in catechin equivalents.

Threonine

Amino acid. Usually abbreviated as THR.

TME poultry

True metabolizable energy for poultry. Difference between the gross energy in the feed and the gross energy in the faeces, urines and gasses, corrected for endogenous losses.

TMEn poultry

True metabolizable energy, N-corrected, Poultry. Difference between the gross energy in the feed and the gross energy in the faeces, urines and gasses, corrected for a nitrogen retention and endogenous losses.

Total sugars

Total sugars, obtained by various methods

Tryptophan

Amino acid. Usually abbreviated as TRY.

Tyrosine

Amino acid. Usually abbreviated as TYR.