Table 1.

Composition of experimental diets (g/kg)

DietF+ (folate-sufficient)F (folate-deficient)
Casein112112
Maize starch382382
Potato starch100100
Glucose150150
Corn oil150150
Minerals*5050
Vitamins*5050
Sodium silicate0.20.2
l-Methionine44
Folic acid mix0.0050
Choline chloride22
  • *Mineral and vitamin mixes were prepared as described (21), with the exception that folic acid was absent.