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Table 5 Apparent ileal digestibility of the maize: experiment 2

From: Metabolizable energy, nitrogen balance, and ileal digestibility of amino acids in quality protein maize for pigs

Traits QPM1 Maize   Contrast  
  QPM1 334Ce 537Ta 537Ig 538Ta White Yellow SEM2 QPM Normal Prob3
Dry Matter 77.5c 77.6c 81.9a 77.7c 78.6bc 80.9ab 79.1abc 0.33 78.7 80.0 0.05
Protein 72.0 74.3 73.4 71.4 74.3 71.8 74.1 0.32 73.1 72.9 0.77
Amino acids            
Alanine 73.2b 72.7b 71.6b 69.0b 70.6b 79.8a 80.1a 0.67 71.4 79.9 0.001
Arginine 82.1a 73.8b 82.3a 81.3a 85.5a 80.0a 82.7a 0.72 81.0 81.4 0.79
Aspartic acid 75.2 68.4 75.9 71.5 71.9 75.4 75.6 0.61 72.6 75.5 0.06
Cystine 72.9c 78.9ab 66.9d 74.9bc 78.0abc 75.1bc 80.9a 0.56 74.3 78.0 0.07
Glutamic acid 83.3b 83.1b 83.1b 81.5b 82.1b 86.9a 86.9a 0.29 82.6 86.9 0.001
Glycine 55.1ab 49.8b 58.9a 54.6ab 51.9ab 55.8ab 57.0ab 0.91 54.0 56.4 0.83
Histidine 87.2ab 83.8bc 88.3a 82.6c 85.4abc 86.1abc 84.8abc 0.45 85.4 85.4 0.93
Isoleucine 75.4ab 69.9b 74.3ab 60.2c 71.8b 79.4a 79.2a 0.66 70.3 79.3 0.001
Leucine 82.4b 83.2b 83.1b 80.5b 82.1b 89.0a 89.4a 0.43 82.3 89.2 0.001
Lysine 77.2a 76.7a 77.1a 73.8ab 75.1ab 69.0b 72.4ab 0.72 76.0 70.7 0.01
Methionine 80.5b 74.2c 85.5a 70.7d 75.5c 76.8c 84.3a 0.36 77.3 80.5 0.05
Phenylalanine 82.7b 80.6bc 81.9b 77.3c 82.6b 88.0a 87.6a 0.46 81.0 87.7 0.001
Proline 51.2cd 61.6bc 72.5ab 45.8d 61.5bc 71.6ab 80.3a 1.63 58.5 75.9 0.001
Serine 71.0ab 67.8b 72.0ab 70.4ab 69.4b 76.8a 76.6a 0.70 70.1 76.6 0.01
Threonine 60.4ab 54.6b 61.6ab 64.1a 60.1b 64.8a 62.4ab 0.96 60.1 63.6 0.39
Tyrosine 77.9b 76.8b 77.7b 73.8b 74.7b 83.7a 83.9a 0.57 76.2 83.8 0.001
Valine 77.6a 70.4b 81.7a 63.3c 80.9a 78.5a 82.8a 0.18 74.8 80.6 0.01
  1. 1Quality Protein Maize.
  2. 2Standard error of the mean.
  3. 3Probability of contrast.
  4. abcddifferent letters in the same line differ (P < 0.05).