Zinc proteinate is the final product resulting from the chelation of zinc with amino acids and/or partially hydrolyzed proteins. It is used as a nutritional animal feed supplement formulated to prevent and/or correct zinc deficiency in animals. Zinc proteinate can be used in place of zinc sulfate and zinc methionine.
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- Association of American Feed Control Officials
- Life Cycle Trace Mineral Needs for Reducing Stress in Beef Production, Montana State University
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