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Spirulina (Arthrospira spp.), dried

Includes Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.3 2.2 89.3 96.4 15  
Crude protein % DM 63.8 5.6 54.2 72.6 20  
Crude fibre % DM 2.9 2.8 0.1 6.4 6  
NDF % DM 0.1       1  
ADF % DM 0.0       1  
Ether extract % DM 6.1   1.2 10.9 2  
Ash % DM 8.9 2.6 4.1 13.9 16  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.1   0.1 0.2 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 21.3 0.7 20.3 23.2 12  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 0.8 0.2 0.7 1.0 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 6.6 4.2 0.3 8.9 4  
Sodium g/kg DM 7.0   2.9 11.0 2  
Chlorine g/kg DM 1.4   0.1 2.7 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 560   530 590 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 7.0 0.7 5.9 8.0 12  
Arginine % protein 4.6 2.7 1.4 7.6 12  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.2 0.6 7.6 10.0 12  
Cystine % protein 0.9 0.2 0.4 1.1 11  
Glutamic acid % protein 13.7 1.6 11.4 16.1 12  
Glycine % protein 4.8 0.3 4.0 5.2 12  
Histidine % protein 3.7 2.5 1.2 6.9 12  
Isoleucine % protein 5.8 0.7 3.8 6.5 12  
Leucine % protein 8.5 0.6 7.4 9.3 12  
Lysine % protein 4.4 0.3 3.8 5.0 12  
Methionine % protein 2.2 0.6 1.1 3.0 12  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.3 0.3 3.8 5.0 12  
Proline % protein 3.6 0.4 3.0 4.3 12  
Serine % protein 4.9 0.5 4.2 5.7 12  
Threonine % protein 4.8 0.4 4.2 5.8 12  
Tryptophan % protein 1.4 0.1 1.3 1.6 9  
Tyrosine % protein 4.4 0.5 3.6 5.0 12  
Valine % protein 6.4 0.9 5.1 8.6 12  

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Boudene et al., 1976; Burr et al., 2011; Clement et al., 1967; Clement, 1975; Costa et al., 2010; Mišurcová et al., 2010; Vermorel et al., 1975; Yoshida et al., 1980

Last updated on 26/09/2016 23:12:15

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