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Table 1 Chemical composition of the defatted diatom microalgal biomass 1

From: Effect of dietary defatted diatom biomass on egg production and quality of laying hens

Item Content Item Content
ME, Kcal/g 1.32 Met 0.33
Protein 19.1 Cys 0.32
Fat 3.3 Gly 0.96
Fiber 14.7 Ser 0.76
Ash 44.9 His 0.30
Moisture 6.9 Ile 0.78
Ca 2.78 Leu 1.33
P 0.76 Phe 0.86
Na 3.94 Tyr 0.57
K 1.66 Thr 0.88
Cl 6.34 Trp 0.18
Arg 0.93 Val 0.98
Lys 0.83   
  1. 1All items except ME are % of biomass (as fed basis).