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Table 2 Amino acid profile of whey protein isolate supplement used in the sports beverages

From: Co-ingestion of carbohydrate and whey protein isolates enhance PGC-1α mRNA expression: a randomised, single blind, cross over study

Component % w/w
Alanine 5.2
Arginine 2.7
Aspartic acid 10.6
Cystine 1.9
Glutamic acid 17.5
Glycine 1.3
*Histidine 1.6
* Isoleucine 6.1
* Leucine 15.3
* Lysine 10.4
* Methionine 2.6
* Phenylalanine 3.4
Proline 4.4
Serine 3.2
* Threonine 4.4
* Tryptophan 2.3
Tyrosine 4.1
* Valine 5.2
  1. * indicates essential amino acid.
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