The methionine salt of hydroxybutyric acid is commonly used as a methionine
source. As its name suggests, however, not only does it satisfy the requirements
of this essential amino acid, but by replacing the nitrogen in the methionine
model, it has potential as an organic acid - and all the associated effects in
controlling bacterial pathogens.
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