I'm studying protein synthesis to understand how the body use the different amino acids to build proteins.
In particular I would like to learn how to (roughly) calculate the total amount of protein synthesized knowing the amount of amino acids eaten.
I think the easiest case is that of complete protein with PDCAAS value of 1. I guess that in this case the amount of proteins synthesized is equal to the amount of protein previously ingested, isn't it ?
So consider the more complex case of incomplete proteins, i.e. proteins with limiting amino acids.
For example consider raw lupins, 100g contain about 36g of proteins, with these essential amino acids:
Amino acid | g in 100g of lupins ---------------------------------------- Tryptophan | 0.29 Threonine | 1.33 Isoleucine | 1.62 Leucine | 2.74 Lysine | 1.93 Methionine | 0.26 Phenylalanine | 1.44 Valine | 1.51 Histidine | 1.03 source: https://ndb.nal.usda.gov
If I eat 100g of it, how to calculate the final amount of proteins that will be synthesized in my body ? (for simplicity don't consider the protein digestibility)
I guess the first step is to find the limiting amino acid(s) of the lupin, but how can I find it/them ?