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maize is rich in thiamine lysine tryptophan alanine

maize is rich in
  1. thiamine
  2. lysine
  3. tryptophan
  4. alanine

Grade:12th pass

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 181 Points
7 years ago
This is because 60–70% of endosperm protein consists of zeins, which contain few or no lysine residues (Coleman and Larkins 1999). Similarly, the absence of tryptophan residues in zein proteins is the reason for the low tryptophan content of corn protein.

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