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Table 2 Amino acid scoring pattern of the protein extracted from tomato peel and seed by-products

From: Biorefinery cascade processing for creating added value on tomato industrial by-products from Tunisia

Amino acids Reference protein (mg/g protein) [36] TP protein (mg/g protein) TP amino acid score (%) TS protein (mg/g protein) TS amino acid score (%)
Histidine 18.0 ± 1.4 20.3 ± 1.8 112.8 ± 10.0 26.1 ± 0.8 145.0 ± 4.4
Isoleucine 31.0 ± 0.7 56.5 ± 1.3 182.3 ± 4.2 56.8 ± 3.4 183.2 ± 11.0
Leucine 63.0 ± 1.4 70.1 ± 3.7 111.3 ± 5.9 80.3 ± 5.6 127.5 ± 8.9
Lysine 52.0 ± 2.8 31.6 ± 2.5 60.8 ± 4.8 32.3 ± 3.1 62.1 ± 6.0
Methionine + cysteine 25.0 ± 0.7 13.6 ± 0.9 54.4 ± 3.6 18.8 ± 4.1 75.2 ± 16.4
Phenylalanine + tyrosine 46.0 ± 3.5 114.1 ± 3.3 248.0 ± 7.2 111.5 ± 6.9 242.4 ± 15.0
Threonine 27.0 ± 1.4 35.0 ± 4.2 129.6 ± 15.6 33.9 ± 2.6 125.6 ± 9.6
Tryptophan 7.0 ± 0.3 57.6 ± 1.7 822.9 ± 24.3 17.2 ± 0.6 245.7 ± 8.6
Valine 41.0 ± 0.7 42.9 ± 0.5 104.6 ± 1.2 52.1 ± 3.9 127.1 ± 9.6
Essential amino acids   414.6 ± 19.5   387.8 ± 29.0