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Table 3 Amino acid profiles of different millet grain varieties (pearl and finger millet)

From: The nutritional use of millet grain for food and feed: a review

Amino acids (g/100 g) Pearl millet Finger millet
Essential amino acid
 Isoleucine 5.1 4.3
 Leucine 14.1 10.8
 Lysine 0.5 2.2
 Methionine 1.0 2.9
 Phenylalanine 7.6 6.0
 Threonine 3.3 4.3
 Valine 4.2 6.3
 Histidine 1.7 2.3
 Tryptophan 1.2 NA
Nonessential amino acid
 Alanine 8.1 6.1
 Arginine 0.9 3.4
 Aspartic acid 6.2 5.7
 Cystine 0.8 NA
 Glutamic acid 22.8 23.2
 Glycine 0.7 3.3
 Serine 5.4 5.3
 Tyrosine 2.7 3.6
 Proline 8.2 9.9
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