Front Genet 2021 18;12:715526. Epub 2021 Aug 18.
College of Animal Science and Technology, Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities, Tongliao, China.
Sulfur, an essential mineral element for animals, mainly exists in the form of organic sulfur-containing amino acids (SAAs), such as cystine, methionine, and cysteine, within the body. The content, form, and structure of sulfur play an important role in determining the wool fiber quality. In addition, keratin-associated proteins, one of the most crucial wool fiber components, are rich in SAAs. Read More