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Table 6 Standardized 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
Protein 86.7 88.0 88.2 85.7 88.2 86.9 88.1 0.32 87.4 87.5 0.98
Amino acids            
Alanine 80.7ab 80.0bc 79.4c 77.1c 79.4c 86.1a 85.8ab 0.66 79.3 86.0 0.01
Arginine 87.9ab 82.8b 88.8ab 88.2ab 92.2a 88.8ab 90.8a 0.72 88.0 89.8 0.65
Aspartic acid 85.2 81.9 86.4 82.4 84.0 87.5 86.4 0.61 84.0 86.9 0.06
Cystine 77.1cd 82.8ab 73.1c 79.2bc 82.1abc 79.9abc 88.7a 0.56 78.9 82.3 0.10
Glutamic acid 88.7b 88.7b 88.7b 87.1b 88.6b 91.7a 91.4a 0.28 88.3 91.6 0.001
Glycine 73.8 74.2 78.3 74.2 72.7 79.7 78.4 0.91 74.6 79.0 0.26
Histidine 92.0ab 89.5ab 93.3a 88.6b 91.5ab 92.5ab 91.3ab 0.46 91.0 91.9 0.39
Isoleucine 86.3ab 83.3b 86.3ab 76.4c 85.0ab 90.3a 89.0ab 0.66 83.4 89.7 0.01
Leucine 89.2bc 89.1bc 90.2abc 87.9c 90.2abc 94.0a 94.0a 0.44 89.3 94.0 0.01
Lysine 88.1 88.2 88.9 85.9 87.5 85.3 86.6 0.72 87.7 85.9 0.18
Methionine 84.4b 79.7b 88.7a 76.4d 79.8c 81.1c 87.1ab 0.36 81.8 84.1 0.30
Phenylalanine 89.5bcd 88.4cd 89.8bcd 86.0d 91.3abc 94.2a 93.3ab 0.46 89.0 93.7 0.01
Proline 70.2c 81.2abc 86.7ab 70.3c 77.5bc 85.4ab 92.8a 1.63 77.2 89.1 0.02
Serine 84.6ab 82.9b 86.2ab 83.6ab 85.2ab 89.9a 88.9ab 0.70 84.5 89.4 0.03
Threonine 77.7 76.0 80.2 79.2 80.2 84.1 80.4 0.95 78.6 82.3 0.35
Tyrosine 83.2b 82.5b 83.4b 79.8b 81.1b 88.8a 88.7a 0.57 82.0 89.7 0.001
Valine 86.0ab 82.3b 89.1a 76.6c 89.1a 88.5a 90.4a 0.58 84.6 89.5 0.02
  1. 1Quality Protein Maize.
  2. 2Standard error of the mean.
  3. 3Probability.
  4. abcddifferent letters in the same line differ (P < 0.05).