Amino acid score

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Amino acid score, in combination with protein digestibility, is the method used to determine if a protein is complete. PDCAAS and DIAAS are the two major protein standards which determine the completeness of proteins by their unique composition of essential amino acids.[1]



  1. ^ Report of an FAO Expert Consultation (2013). Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). ISBN 9789251074176.