Table 1

Composition of experimental diets

Ingredients

Diets


Se-D/MC

Se-M/MC

Se-N/MC

Se-N/NC


g/kg diet

Torula Yeast

400

400

400

400

Non-nutritive fibre

150

150

150

150

Cornstarch

142

142

142

142

Mineral mix1

90

90

90

90

Sucrose

73.1

73.1

73.1

73.1

Stripped corn oil2

73

73

73

73

Dextrinised starch

51.9

51.9

51.9

51.9

Vitamin mix3

10

10

10

10

Choline chloride

4

4

4

4

L-methionine

3

3

3

3

L-arginine

3

3

3

3

DL-α-tocopherol acetate4

40

40

40

40

Se5

0

0.05

0.20

0.20

L-ascorbic acid6

0.3

0.3

0.3

2.4


1 Dyets no 200151 salt mix for Reid-Briggs guinea pig diet.

2 Containing 0.2 mg Tert-butylhydroquinone/g stripped corn oil.

3 Dyets no 300151 vitamin mix for Reid-Briggs guinea pig diet (Vitamin E omitted).

4 IU/kg diet; added via stripped corn oil.

5 mg/kg diet; added as Na2SeO4.

6 mg L-ascorbic acid/100 g body weight.

Bertinato et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:7   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-7

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