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Table of Contents Fundamental techniques: Kjeld method, quantitative amino acid analysis and combustion analysis. Copper binding methods: the alkaline copper reagent - biuret assay, the Lowry method, the bicinchoninic acid protein assay. Dye binding methods: the Udy methods, the Bradford method - principles, Bradford assay - applications. Immunological methods for protein speciation: immunological assay - general principles and the Agar diffusion assay, speciation of meat proteins by enzyme-linked immunsorbent assay, speciation of soya protein enzyme-linked immunoassay, determination of trace protein allergens in foods. Protein nutrient value: biological and chemical tests for protein nutrient value, effect of processing on protein nutrient value, protein digestibility - corrected amino acid scores.