Fungi Protein; complete or incomplete?
mb1gt at sunc.sheffield.ac.uk
Tue Mar 28 04:32:32 EST 1995
Eric Grunden (egrunden at prairienet.org) wrote:
: No plant contains all of the "essential" proteins needed
: by humans, however most meats do. I know that fungi have
: higher levels of protein than plants, but is that protein
: complete or incomplete with relation toward humans?
Quorn mycoprotein sold in the U.K. in supermarkets is
reckoned to be a good meat substitute. It is made from
Fusarium graminearum. I dont know if it is complete,
but you could ask
Prof. Tony Trinci, email tony.trinci at manchester.ac.uk
or Marlow Foods, Stokesley, Middlesborough, Cleveland
U.K. TS9 7AB, Fax +44 1642 712485
Not on sale in the U.S. yet, but they have plans ...
University of Sheffield
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