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Table 2 Composition of the experimental diets (g/100 g dry matter) formulated according to Teshima et al., 2000

From: Biochemical and Histopathological studies on female and male Wistar rats fed on genetically modified soybean meals (Roundup Ready)

Ingredients Control T1 T2
Soybean 30.00 30.00 30.00
Casein 5.42 4.91 4.40
Corn starch 39.83 38.84 37.85
Sucrose 10.00 10.00 10.00
Cellulose 5.00 5.00 5.00
Corn oil 3.00 4.50 6.00
Mineralsa 3.50 3.50 3.50
Vitaminsb 1.00 1.00 1.00
Choline 0.25 0.25 0.25
CaCO3 0.90 0.90 0.90
CaHPO4 1.10 1.10 1.10
  1. aMinerals at 3.50% of the diet supplies the following per 100 g of the diet; mono potassium phosphate 19.6%, potassium citrate monohydrate 7.078%, sodium chloride 7.4%, potassium sulphate 4.66%, magnesium oxide 2.4%, ferric citrate 0.606%, zinc carbonate 0.165%, manganese carbonate 0.063%, copper carbonate 0.03%, potassium iodate 0.001%, sodium selenate anhydrous 0.00103%, ammonium molybdate tetra hydrate 0.000795%, sodium meta silicate 9H2O 0.145%, chromium potassium sulphate dodeca hydrate0.0275%, lithium chloride 0.00174%, boric acid 0.008145%, sodium fluoride 0.00635%, nickel carbonate 0.00318%, ammonium vanadate 0.00066%, and powdered sucrose 22.1%. Mineral mixture was proposed by (Reeves et al., 1993)
  2. bVitamins at 1% of the diet supplies the following per 100 g of the diet: Nicotinic acid 0.3 g, d-calcium pantothenate 0.16 g, pyridoxine HCL 0.07 g, Thiamine HCL, 0.06 g, Riboflavin 0.06 g, Folic acid 0.02 g, d-biotin 0.002 g, vitamin B12, (0.1% triturated in mannitol 0.25 g, a-tocopherol (250 U/g) 3 g, vitamin A palmitate (250,000 U/g) 0.16 g, vitamin D3 (400,000 U/g) 0.025 g, Phylloquinone 0.0075 g, and powdered sucrose 95.9 g. .Vitamin mixture was proposed by (Reeves et al., 1993)