for milk protein production ~5 mol ATP/mol monomer: during animal growth ~20 mol ATP/mol monomer
||Cow Bos Taurus
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||P.357 2nd paragraph: "Maintenance of enzymes and RNA was estimated on the basis of experiments to require about 5 mole ATP per mole monomer for milk protein production in cows and about 20 during animal growth (primary source)."