Sprout Nutrition Research Regarding Sprouts and Amino Acids

The relationship between sprouts and amino acids is fascinating. To learn more, we encourage you to review the research we’ve gathered on the subject.

“Amino acid composition protein quality and water-soluble vitamin content of germinated cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata)”, Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1989 Jun;39(2):187-200, Nnanna IA, Phillips RD.

“Amino acid makeup and biological value of the proteins from the seeds and sprouts of mung bean (Phaseolus aureus L.)”, Vopr Pitan 1978 May-Jun;(3):77-9, [Article in Russian], Bui Min Dyk, Shaposhnikov GL, Aseeva KB.

“Amino acids in seeds and seedlings of the genus Lens” [lentils], Phytochemistry 2001, Sep;58(2):281-9, Rozan P, Kuo YH, Lambein F.

“An acidic amino acid-specific protease from germinating soybeans”, Phytochemistry 1996 May;42(2):313-9, Tan-Wilson AL, Liu X, Chen R, Qi X, Wilson KA.