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Table 1 Amino acid composition of sericin

From: Sericin cream reduces pruritus in hemodialysis patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled experimental study

Amino acid Amount (%)
Serine (Ser) 33.63
Aspartic acid (Asp) 15.64
Glycine (Gly) 15.03
Threonine (Thr) 8.16
Glutamic acid (Glu) 4.61
Alanine (Ala) 4.10
Tyrosine (Tyr) 3.45
Methionine (Met) 3.39
Valine (Val) 2.88
Arginine (Arg) 2.87
Lysine (Lys) 2.35
Histidine (His) 1.06
Leucine (Leu) 1.00
Isoleucine (Ile) 0.56
Proline (Pro) 0.54
Cysteine (Cys) 0.44
Phenylalanine (Phe) 0.28
  1. These mean values were obtained by triplicate analysis.