Conversion factor from nitrogen to protein for potato tuber protein
Coagulated protein from potato tubers was analysed for total amino acids and ammonia and the resulting data were used to assess the nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor. A mixture of protein samples from 34 varieties gave a factor of 6.24, very close to the empirical factor mostly used for potato protein of 6.25. There is therefore no reason to use other conversion factors.
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